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Old 03-26-10, 04:27 AM   #13
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Default Re: Optimus support for Linux

We've created a Launchpad team called hybrid-graphics-linux as a group of hybrid graphics laptop owners and/or developers interested in getting it to work 100% under Linux.

Please subscribe to this team if you are new by clicking on the "Join Team" link at the right of

Use the mailing list to report on your testing.

We are looking for students with basic Linux kernel/graphics notions interested in applying for the Open Source PRIME multi-gpu support Google Summer of Code 2010:

We are looking for Linux users with Nvidia Optimus-enabled laptops willing to provide debugging information for Open Source PRIME multi-gpu support features being worked on. Please join the team by clicking on "Join" on the right, fill in this doodle:
and send an email to the mailing list specifying your laptop model with these commands:
sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name
sudo dmidecode -s system-version
lspci -vnnn | perl -lne 'print if /^\d+\:.+(\[\S+\:\S+\])/' | grep VGA

Originally Posted by AaronP View Post
We have no plans to support Optimus on Linux at this time.
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