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Easily switch Nvidia hybrid graphics (nvdia + intel)

Before you configure we recommend to run:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

 

 

 

 

Now go to the Nvidia website and select your card and operating system Linux

Easily switch Nvidia hybrid graphics (nvdia + intel)

Look what version of the driver available for your graphics card. For me it 352.55

Easily switch Nvidia hybrid graphics (nvdia + intel)

Now you know the last compatible version of the driver for your system.

Then run in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y nvidia-352 nvidia-settings nvidia-prime
sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xorg-edgers-ppa-trusty.list

After install go to Nvidia X Server Setting using the Menu Or in the terminal write:

nvidia-settings

In the opened window you will see the left Prime Profiles

Easily switch Nvidia hybrid graphics (nvdia + intel)Easily switch Nvidia hybrid graphics (nvdia + intel)

The switch at this point should stand on Nvidia. If everything is correct, then reboot. After the system is started, run Nvidia X Server Setting and check see whether there's a map. All works without problems.

Easily switch Nvidia hybrid graphics (nvdia + intel)Easily switch Nvidia hybrid graphics (nvdia + intel)

To quickly check which card is currently in use, type in a terminal:

glxinfo | grep OpenGL

If you want to switch back to Intel, then go in Nvidia Settings and set the switch to Intel. After that, exit the system and log in again. Will now work card from Intel If you switch the graphics mode from Adaptive to another (PowerMizer), so after reboot this value is not reset, go to settings NVIDIA - go to Application Profiles - click on Save. After reboot the value will not be reset.

Good Luck!!!

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23-10-2015, 12:42
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