nVidia Optimus support for Linux through VirtualGL or Primus - dkms

This Bumblebee daemon is a rewrite of the original Bumblebee service, providing an elegant and stable means of managing Optimus hybrid graphics chipsets. A primary goal of this project is to not only enable use of the discrete GPU for rendering, but also to enable smart power management of the dGPU when it's not in use.

This version uses the dkms bbswitch module.

You have to use the dkms nVidia drivers from the Bumblebee-Project for the best performance:


and install at least the packages: dkms-nvidia, x11-video-nvidia and nvidia-compute

Install example:

Add the Bumblebee repository for openSuSE 13.2:


Add the repository for the latest nVidia drivers / libs for openSuSE 13.2:


and install at least the packages: bumblebee, dkms-nvidia, x11-video-nvidia and nvidia-compute
Make sure you are not installing the bumblebee from the openSuSE 13.2 distribution because it will also install the bbswitch-kmp modules.

Add the package dkms-bbswitch to enable power management.

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