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=Hybrid graphics on Linux=
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This wiki is intend to be used as a common information database, to sum up all the informations and reports submitted on the mailing list.
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There's quite a lot to be done, don't hesitate to grab an account and start writing!
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'''The whole wiki is published under GNU Free Documentation Licence.'''
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===General===
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* [[Hybrid_graphics|Hybrid graphics?]]
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* [[State_of_the_art|State of the art]]
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===Softwares===
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* [[bumblebee|Bumblebee]] -- allows you to run specific programs on the discrete graphic card, inside of an X session using the integrated graphic card. Works on '''Nvidia Optimus''' cards -- by Martin Juhl
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* [[asus_switcheroo|asus_switcheroo]] -- a solution for Intel/Nvidia switching on ASUS and other laptops with a similar hardware mux -- by Alex Williamson
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* [[byo_switcheroo]] -- a solution to build your own handler (like acpi_call) to switch between cards with vga_switcheroo -- by Alex Williamson
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* [[vga_switcheroo]] -- the original GPU switching solution primarily for Intel/ATI notebooks -- by David Airlie
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* [[acpi_call]] -- allows you to switch off discrete graphics card to improve battery life -- by Michal Kottman
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* [[PRIME]] -- long-term Optimus solution in progress -- by David Airlie
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* [[hybrid-windump]] -- dump window using Nvidia onto Intel display --  by Florian Berger and Joakim Gebart
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===Reports===
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* [[ACPI_calls|ACPI calls for each brand and model]]
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* [[Raw_DSDTs|Raw DSDTs]]
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* [[Machine-specific pages]]
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===External resources===
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* [https://launchpad.net/~hybrid-graphics-linux The hybrid-graphics-linux mailing list]
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* [http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/Optimus Optimus page on the nouveau wiki]

Revision as of 08:58, 28 July 2011

Contents

Hybrid graphics on Linux

This wiki is intend to be used as a common information database, to sum up all the informations and reports submitted on the mailing list. There's quite a lot to be done, don't hesitate to grab an account and start writing!

The whole wiki is published under GNU Free Documentation Licence.

General

Softwares

  • Bumblebee -- allows you to run specific programs on the discrete graphic card, inside of an X session using the integrated graphic card. Works on Nvidia Optimus cards -- by Martin Juhl
  • asus_switcheroo -- a solution for Intel/Nvidia switching on ASUS and other laptops with a similar hardware mux -- by Alex Williamson
  • byo_switcheroo -- a solution to build your own handler (like acpi_call) to switch between cards with vga_switcheroo -- by Alex Williamson
  • vga_switcheroo -- the original GPU switching solution primarily for Intel/ATI notebooks -- by David Airlie
  • acpi_call -- allows you to switch off discrete graphics card to improve battery life -- by Michal Kottman
  • PRIME -- long-term Optimus solution in progress -- by David Airlie
  • hybrid-windump -- dump window using Nvidia onto Intel display -- by Florian Berger and Joakim Gebart

Reports

External resources

Personal tools