# Configuration file for Bumblebee. Values should **not** be put between quotes
## Server options. Any change made in this section will need a server restart
# to take effect.
# The secondary Xorg server DISPLAY number
# Should the unused Xorg server be kept running? Set this to true if waiting
# for X to be ready is too long and don't need power management at all.
# The name of the Bumbleblee server group name (GID name)
# Card power state at exit. Set to false if the card shoud be ON when Bumblebee
# server exits.
# The default behavior of '-f' option on optirun. If set to "true", '-f' will
# be ignored.
# The Driver used by Bumblebee server. If this value is not set (or empty),
# auto-detection is performed. The available drivers are nvidia and nouveau
# (See also the driver-specific sections below)
# Directory with a dummy config file to pass as a -configdir to secondary X
## Client options. Will take effect on the next optirun executed.
# Acceleration/ rendering bridge, possible values are auto, virtualgl and
# The method used for VirtualGL to transport frames between X servers.
# Possible values are proxy, jpeg, rgb, xv and yuv.
# List of paths which are searched for the primus libGL.so.1 when using
# the primus bridge
# Should the program run under optirun even if Bumblebee server or nvidia card
# is not available?
# Driver-specific settings are grouped under [driver-NAME]. The sections are
# parsed if the Driver setting in [bumblebeed] is set to NAME (or if auto-
# detection resolves to NAME).
# PMMethod: method to use for saving power by disabling the nvidia card, valid
# values are: auto - automatically detect which PM method to use
# bbswitch - new in BB 3, recommended if available
# switcheroo - vga_switcheroo method, use at your own risk
# none - disable PM completely
## Section with nvidia driver specific options, only parsed if Driver=nvidia
# Module name to load, defaults to Driver if empty or unset
# colon-separated path to the nvidia libraries
# comma-separated path of the directory containing nvidia_drv.so and the
# default Xorg modules path
## Section with nouveau driver specific options, only parsed if Driver=nouveau
floflo wrote:- Have you tried to use the HDMI port for extended display? Does it work properly? Is the Nvidia gpu used for this?
- Same questions with the VGA port?
floflo wrote:- What are the settings available in the BIOS regarding Optimus? Is it possible to enable only the integrated card? If so, is it still possible to use an external monitor?
floflo wrote:- Any update on your efforts regarding cuda?
falense wrote:On the Asus UX32LN Linux mint Cinnamon 16 works very well. Battery life is reported as 8:45 not using dedicated GPU. Performance of Nvidia gpu is not optimal however but the Intel gpu works well.
Webcamera - worked right out of the box
SD card reader - worked out of the box
Sound - works out of the box
Nvidia gpu - needs work, see details below
Power savings - able to get comparable times as windows with a few simple steps, see details below
Hot keys - Keyboard backlight, volume works. Screen brightness does not work, workaround possible
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