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I have a laptop (Dell XPS 15) with nVidia Optimus. It already works: basically the only need I had to install was bumblebee. Most distros will have a package to wrap the needed configuration. I tried some apps (mostly games under Steam) and they seemed to have acceleration. I didn't try using e.g. CUDA. The only thing that doesn't work as intended is the ...


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Find out which card you have with sudo lshw -c video and see https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads Download the proper one. You should be able to install it with sudo dpkg -i package.deb, you'll need to restart your X server after doing it. Additional details to find out your exact device ...


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As it turns out, it seems the underlying issue was not having the right proprietary drivers installed for my nVidia graphics card. I was under the presumption that I had to use nVidia's driver installer, but installing the right packages from RPMFusion and disabling Nouveau worked perfectly. Since installing the necessary drivers, my system is running ...


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I fixed the issue by following the steps to some guide on how to re-size encrypted partitions. This answer is just to close this thread.


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If you are on a console TTY on Linux or FreeBSD, you can use svgalib to show images in graphics mode, without X11. The library can switch the console to graphics mode - it's just not commonly used today, because X11 has it's advantages. There is an image viewer for the console, which may need some tweaks to build it because it's somewhat outdated, but it's ...


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You can directly draw graphs as ASCII with gnuplot; Set the terminal type to dumb, that's all you need: $ gnuplot gnuplot> set terminal dumb Terminal type set to 'dumb' Options are 'feed size 79, 24' gnuplot> plot sin(x) 1 ++---------------***---------------+---**-----------+--------**-----++ + * * + * ** ...



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