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NVidia GF 555 and HDMI monitor on 12.04

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http://askubuntu.com – I know there are issues with this, but I haven't heard of a resolution. And some of the suggestions just confuse me. I have a Dell XPS with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M with Optimus running Precise Pangolin. I've installed bumblebee and the everything works pretty well, EXCEPT for my HDMI port to my external monitor. I use this for a dual monitor with the laptop screen as my primary. The external monitor is basically just non-functional when running Ubuntu. At best, if I run bumblebee I can get it to see that it's connected, but the best I've ever gotten is a black screen with a mouse cursor on (HowTos)