Turn Off Discrete nVidia Optimus Graphics Card in Ubuntu

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http://ubuntuguide.net – This tutorial is going to show you how to turn on/off the discrete nVidia graphics card on nVidia Optimus Ubuntu laptop. For now, nVidia Optimus doesn’t support Linux system. If you have two graphics card, an integrated Intel graphics card and a discrete NVIDIA card, you can use bumblebee to make this Nvidia Optimus enabled laptop work in GNU/Linux system. Or, here’s the way to turn off discrete nVidia graphics card: 1. Install bbswitch bbswitch is a kernel module for toggling the power on nVidia Optimus video cards. Open terminal from the dash home, install bbswitch with 3 command (HowTos)