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I recently installed bumblebee in order to use my discrete graphics card instead of the Intel integrated one. Now I'm left with a machine booting into a black screen. I unmistakeable bumblebee again but that did no good.

The weird thing is that there are no errors in that log file.

/var/log/Xorg.0.log

/etc/X11/xorg.conf

Anyone got an idea?

  • Logs seem to sugget a notebook? Do you see something after pressing CTR+ALT+F1? – Jan Dorniak Oct 1 '16 at 13:53
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Please rename your Xorg.conf. Bumblebee has his own xorg.config, in /etc/bumblebee/ as far as I know named xorg.conf.nvidia So you overwrite it. Have you edit the /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf ?

Driver=nvidia
[…]
## Section with nvidia driver specific options, only parsed if Driver=nvidia
[driver-nvidia]
# Module name to load, defaults to Driver if empty or unset
KernelDriver=nvidia-xxx
PMMethod=auto
# colon-separated path to the nvidia libraries
LibraryPath=/usr/lib/nvidia-xxx:/usr/lib32/nvidia-xxx
# comma-separated path of the directory containing nvidia_drv.so and the
# default Xorg modules path
XorgModulePath=/usr/lib/nvidia-xxx/xorg,/usr/lib/xorg/modules
XorgConfFile=/etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia

For the xxx you mußt write the instalt Version.

Example (352 oder 340-updates)

Reboot. I hope I could explain it well and it works.

Source is a german Wiki for Ubuntu.

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