Bumblebee – Ubuntu Wiki

Bumblebee – Ubuntu Wiki.


Basic Setup

You need to open your terminal and enter the commands below.

If on 12.04.3, replace linux-headers-generic with linux-headers-generic-lts-raring.

  1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable

  2. Enable the Universe and Multiverse repositories (for bumblebee and nvidia packages respectively).
  3. sudo apt-get update

  4. Install Bumblebee using the default proprietary nvidia driver for 12.04 – 13.04 :

    sudo apt-get install bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia virtualgl linux-headers-generic

    • And for 13.10 :

    sudo apt-get install bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia primus linux-headers-generic

  5. Reboot