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Questions tagged [bumblebee]

Questions about bumblebee which is an implementation of Nvidia Optimus for Linux.

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Installing Manjaro on my ASUS TUF GAMING FX504 SERIES

So first problem i run into is booting from the live image. But after googling a lot i could figure out something and now i am booting like following: drivers=nonfree and adding systemd.mask=mhwd-...
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Nvidia GTX 1050 Mobile GPU Issues - Fedora 28

OS: Fedora 28 GPU: GTX 1050 Mobile CPU: i7 7700HQ (Intel HD Graphics 630 I've got a worrying Nvidia GPU problem. I had everything working except for, it now seems, the actual Nvidia GPU. When ...
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optirun-Cannot access secondary GPU

After installing bumblebee on debian 9 by sudo apt-get install bumblebee primus as described in debian-bumblebee webpage to use intel and nvidia (Geforce 940MX) gpu in my ASUS computer and running ...
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Install bumblebee on debian 9

I'm trying to install bumblebee on my laptop but i've some problem after the installation.i'm still unable to run something with primusrun. primusrun glxgears -info /usr/bin/primusrun: riga 41: ...
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X reads monitor and layout conf on boot but xrandr only shows Screen0

I've been setting up arch linux for a few days - mostly it's been easy to make progress but I'm having a real problem with multihead support. I have a Thinkpad X1 extreme with an Intel and NVIDIA ...
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Docker with Bumblebee on Fedora

I have a Notebook (Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro) with a Nvidia MX150. So it's utilizing the Nvidia's Optimus technology. As a distribution, I use Fedora 28. Bumblebee Therefore I installed Bumblebee to ...
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Problems displaying 3D content with Nvidia graphics card in Ubuntu 18.04

I recently got a new laptop (Thinkpad T480) which has Intel integrated "UHD Graphics 620" and an Nvidia MX150, and I installed Ubuntu 18.04. I installed the nvidia driver alright, and I believe I am ...
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NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64 on OpenSuSE 15; Connected HDMI monitor not recognised with NVIDIA Quadro M1000M

My laptop has these graphic cards installed: gessnerm@linux-syap:~/1/Vertica/supp> sudo lspci | grep -Ei 'vga|hdmi' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 530 (rev 06) 01:...
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primusrun: Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I've just installed antergos with gnome de and bumblebee on asus R542 laptop. When I run primusrun glxspheres64 it fails and logs this: $ primusrun glxspheres64 Polygons in scene: 62464 (61 spheres *...
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My screen behaves strangely on Debian

Video https://streamable.com/95f2v Hi. I'm running Debian since last week. I don't know why but my screen behaves strangely and I can't find a reason.. Only reboot helps. Have any ideas? Info: ...
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Bumblebee with AMD Radeon 530 (Laptop with Debian)

I'm about to change my old laptop; I'm interested in a Dell Laptop with new i5 (8000 series) with dedicated graphic card AMD Radeon® 530. I used to have bumblebee installed on my old-one in order to ...
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Cannot display through a vga port Linux Mint 18.2

I'm on a Dell Precision 7520 running Linux Mint 18.2 64-bit with Cinnamon. This machine has both an Intel integrated graphics provider, as well as an NVIDIA Quadro M1200 Mobile. I'm can't get a ...
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Fans on 100% after Bumblebee Install on Fedora 25

Fresh install of F25. Updated everything. I installed bumblebee following the instructions here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bumblebee . Closed source managed drivers w/ multilib support. Optirun ...
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Bumblebee could not enable discrete graphic card after waking up from suspension

My laptop is an HP Pavilion 15-n233sl with Nvidia GeForce GT 740M, running KDE Neon 5.9.2 with 4.10.0-9-generic kernel. I have installed nvidia-375 driver from ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa. As suggested ...
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Linux Mint 18 + Nvidia-375: modprobe: FATAL: Module nvidia_current not found in directory /lib/modules/4.4.0-21-generic

I've tried to install and configure nvidia drivers on Linux Mint 18 but still have errors. Can anyone help me? See some errors: wellington@wellington-mint18 ~ $ cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | egrep -i "...
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Nvidia GTX 960M with Bumblebee on debian testing

I have the ASUS N552VW-FY136T with the NVIDIA GTX 960M (Optimus technology). Without installing bamblebee or any other particular driver I can login (I am using cinnamon) and normally use the computer ...
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Can anyone post a working config for hdmi out Dell XPs 15 L502x with Fedora 25

I have a Dell XPS 15 [L502x]. it comes with an Nvidia GeForce GT525 GPU card. It's an Optimus laptop so an Intel card powers the main display but the hdmi out port connects to the Nvidia card. I ...
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Bumblebee dual monitor mirror Fedora 25

I'm having troubles with configuring dual monitor with bumblebee. Bumblebee and nvidia drivers were probably installed successfully - running glxgears and optirun glxgears give me totally different ...
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What is the difference between optirun and primusrun (bumblebee)

I have installed the Lightworks video editor on Debian Jessie. For best performance it needs to run on a discrete video card with the proprietary driver. A Nvidia GTX 860M in my case. I have installed ...
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Do not manage to activate HDMI on a laptop (that has optimus / bumblebee)

I am trying to use the HDMI output on a PC (HP ZBook) with Debian (stretch). I have configured Bumblebee, it works well (glxinfo and optirun glxinfo report the expected information, and I tested ...
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HDMI port doesn't work Nvidia/Intel Bumblebee Driver for Laptop with Manjaro Linux

Informations OS : Manjaro Linux 16.10 (Cinnamon Community Edition) $ cat /etc/*-release DISTRIB_ID=...
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hybrid graphics does not work at asus laptop running debian

friend of mine got an asus x555UJ notebook with hybrid graphics (corei5 and geforce920m). we put debian jessie on it with gnome and bumblebee (https://www.unixmen.com/how-to-make-nvidia-optimus-...
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How to run a steam for windows game on bumblebee?

What I'm talking about here is the horrid combination Optirun/Primusrun + PlayonLinux + Steam that makes for wrappers over wrappers over wrappers (primus/optirun calls playonlinux, which calls wine ...
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Bumblebee: How to fix the “Screen 1 deleted”-Error

I've installed on my notebook with a primary Intel and a secondary Nvidia-GPU bumblebee and the nvidia-driver. I've installed the proprietary bumblebee (bumblebee-nvidia and primus) as well as the ...
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Trouble with Debian Jessie, NVIDIA driver, Bumblebee and primusrun on Dell Vostro ultrabook

I am trying to install NVIDIA driver for my geforce 830m. My computer is a Dell Vostro 5480 with Intel HD Graphics 4400, and I can't disable the Intel graphs on BIOS so I presume that I need to use ...
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Optirun / Primusrun and Steam errors

When I run Steam using optirun steam it starts ok and Steam uses my nvidia card. But when I start a game, the following errors are printed on console: ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/damluar/.local/share/...
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NvidiaSettings not working on Bumblebee Arch Linux

So, I have a fresh Arch install. I have Bubmlebee, mesa, the intel drivers, bbswitch, etc... The problem is that Nvidia Settings says there is no X configuration file when I launch it. I create one ...
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Nvidia is loaded despite it being blacklisted

I've got a problem: my laptop loads the Nvidia driver despite it having been added to /etc/modprobe/blacklist.conf as blacklist nvidia, as well as in /etc/default/grub, and as rdblacklist nvidia in ...
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Installing CUDA 7.5 on Debian with packaged bumblebee

My laptop, which runs Debian Jessie, has switchble graphics cards (intel + Nvidia GT 520M), and for this I have installed Bumblebee & Primus, which depends on the Nvidia driver in the package ...
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Can't enable proprietary nVidia driver on debian 8 with bumblebee

I am running the Debian 8.0 64bit (Jessie, the stable release) on my HP laptop. I am having hard time in installing the proprietary nVidia driver of my graphic card 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [...
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Xorg works only when bbswitch is ON?

I've got a weird problem. I installed bumblebee and when I start Xorg with startx it freezes the system completely (cannot switch tty or REISUB). But, when I use bbswitch to turn my dedicated graphics ...
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Xorg freezes with Bumblebee after hard reboot

I am installing Arch on my new laptop but for some reason when starting startx Arch freezes completely. Before this happened I already had a working KDE environment, but then I had to force a reboot (...
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Bumblebee does not switch off discrete graphics card after all programms shut down

after either primusrun <any application> or optirun <any application> and then quitting, the discrete nVidia graphics card is still running. optirun --status prints after everything is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with acer timelinex 5830TG

This is about using ubuntu on a specific machine. I have been using ubuntu on an acer timelinex 5830TG with 8 gb ram and 750gb HD with 1 gb Nvidia G540M. However I haven't been able to use the graphic ...
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How to start bumblebee daemon on boot?

I've followed this guide https://askubuntu.com/questions/549915/how-to-install-nvidia-drivers-with-bumblebee-on-ubuntu-14-04/549916#549916?newreg=d84c5f76c60549288d9d3937d32ca753 Bumblebee works ...
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nVidia GeForece 960M Debian Jessie Bumblebee problem ((EE) /dev/dri/card0: failed to set DRM interface version 1.4: Permission denied)

More info on my case: I have Lenovo y50-70 laptop with nVidia GeForece 960M GTX and Debia Jessie here. I'm trying to get bumblebee to work and with no success. I have the newest nvidia-driver package ...
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Switchable graphics Intel + AMD Venus Pro

I'm using Manjaro Linux on my laptop with switchable graphic cards: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0b) 03:00.0 VGA ...
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primusrun/optirun slower than intel integrated

i just reinstalled debian 8, installed bumblebee on my laptop. I tried optirun glxgears, to check it worked, and all is fine. for some reason, if i disable vsync, i get much higher results using the ...
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Alternatives for Bumblebee?

Last commit to Bumblebee was in 2013 and since then the project appears to be dead. Has an better alternative to Bumblebee (a fork perhaps) emerged? Have NVidia started supporting Optimus for Linux in ...
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Fullscreen games locks desktop after minimizing (Bumblebee+Nvidia)

I have this problem on 3 Linux distros. I run games in full-screen and after minimizing them, The game freezes when I'm trying switch to other window, Screen (and resolution) stays frozen until I ...
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Huge battery drain during suspend to ram - 12%/hour - nvidia card doesn't turn off

UPDATE: So I tracked down the issue. It seems the nvidia card powers up right before suspend. This is expected bbswitch behaviour: [ 4195.214014] bbswitch: enabling discrete graphics But for some ...
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Booting with different X settings

My laptop has the Optimus technology. In order to save battery life I run graphics out of my CPU and only turn the GPU on on occasions using bumblebee. This works relatively well as long as I don't ...
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Display issues: Xrandr, uncaimed monitor, non-existent external monitor

I'm not sure exactly what the issue is here, it's manifesting as a few things. I can't change the resolution of my monitor. Neither flux not redshift can change the display colour balance. I'm have ...
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How do I permanently disable a specific display in gdm?

My laptop has an unknown display always active in the background. It is called "unknown display" in the system settings on Ubuntu GNOME, and it was the same when I was using Unity. I have once ...
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Xserver is working but not actually drawing on the screen

I'm currently going through configuration hell with my xserver. I'm using nvidia's proprietary drivers and I believe I have everything set up properly: The Nouveau open source driver is blacklisted, ...
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Can't launch Steam games using optirun (Bumblebee)

I am using a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 laptop with an Intel i7 CPU, an Intel HD4000 integrated GPU, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX660M discrete GPU. I have recently installed Debian testing (jessie) on it, ...
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Need proprietary Nvidia drivers not in stable Debian

I need to install proprietary Nvidia drivers in my Debian Wheezy (to use CUDA if you wonder why) but none of these two options work for me: From Wheezy (backports) packages, the last nvidia-driver ...
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how to install bumblebee in linux mint 17 ?

I Found Nvidia Drivers Freezes In Cinnamon or Their Cinnamon Crash or Run in Fall-back mode. As bumblebee works better, how can I install bumblebee in Linux mint 17
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optirun and ssh -X

I would like to run a remote OpenGL program through ssh tunneled with the -X option. My laptop has Optimus so anything using OpenGL has to go through optirun (bumblebee). This would explain why I ...
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Steam / Dota2 with Bumblebee

I'm trying to run Dota2 with Bumblebee and therefore I installed everything like mentioned here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/bumblebee. If I test my bumblebee install with: optirun ...