AlbertP wrote:That it's Optimus does not mean that you cannot run the NVIDIA driver, you can install Bumblebee (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee) to get it working.
However I'd first like to see the inxi -Gx output. And please tell which Mint edition you are using.
AlbertP wrote:Please open a terminal from the menu, type the following command, and press Enter:
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This will make some useful graphics data appear. With that output I'll be able to tell you if the NVIDIA driver can be made working.
Graphics: Card-1: Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0
Card-2: NVIDIA GF108 [GeForce GT 540M] bus-ID: 01:00.0
X.Org: 1.13.0 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: firstname.lastname@example.org
GLX Renderer: N/A GLX Version: N/A Direct Rendering: N/A