WebUpd8 count, the latest version of the NVIDIA proprietary drivers to Linux, still in beta, timidly begins with the introduction of support for Optimus technology, primarily designed to extend the life battery life in laptops.
As you know
holders NVIDIA GPUs computers more or less modern , so far in GNU / Linux only Optimus could use Bumbleblee through the project, which some distributions have chosen to carry on fault between the parcel, if Sabayon is 11. However, Bumblebee, while a laudable attempt that, a little distance all the features offered in Windows work almost out of the box .
Nor can expect NVIDIA proprietary drivers resolve all the shortcomings of the day in the morning, but the first step has been taken and initial support NVIDIA Optimus will come with version 319.12 of thereof. Those interested in doing my tests have all the details in the original article.
was time to agree on NVIDIA Linux users, most notably Linus Torvalds himself, precisely because of issues like this uttered the famous “fuck you (NVIDIA).”
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