Hi all,After spending the last couple of weeks trying to make my NVIDIA GPU work with CentOS 6.3 64-bit on my laptop (Alienware M14x) I finally succeeded. Now I can run OpenGL applicati... [by 4hr1m4n]
on 10/31/2012 – Made popular on 10/31/2012
This makes no sense, bumblebee just supports the Nvidia Optimus technology (plus a few extrea features), the Nvidia Optimus wiki page shows you how to do a more manual set up where as bumblebee is more of an application which makes this implication smoother.
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I was referring to nvidia-xconfig above, not nvidia-settings (I fixed it now). Anw, it should be safe to remove, I don't have that file here at all. But better make a backup of it first before rebooting.
Bumblebee is a package for Optimus laptops (and some other nvidia hybrids like MacBook Pro 2009, AMD support is being developed).If you are going to install Bumblebee with the proprietary driver, keep in mind that it is not compatible with the stock nvidia-utils package, you need nvidia-utils-bumblebee for it to work.