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Fedora 23 install nvidia optimus 845M

asked 2016-04-20 04:27:57 -0500

armaskywalker gravatar image

Hello there , thanks for helping me, Someone have yet installed Nvidia driver for this card? 845m

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06)
01:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce 845M] (rev a2)

I'm trying to install it on my system with bumblebee *-nvidia, but nothing work, can some one help me?

Linux kungfu 4.4.6-301.fc23.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Mar 30 16:43:58 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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And, have you searched this site to find out if someone has asked and answered your question? nothing works is not a very good error description. You may want to take a look here and here

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-04-20 10:30:51 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-04-21 08:20:08 -0500

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Please note, that bumblebee and proprietary NVidia graphics are not included in Fedora repos, as they do not adhere to Fedora package and code standards (they are proprietary, so dev's are unable to vouch for them or provide support).

However, there is a third-party source for said packages that has worked really well for me and my optimus for Fedoras 22-23 (and I believe it will still work for Fedora 24)

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bumblebee#For_closed_source_solution_fedora

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