switching graphic card

xpol xtekhne at gmail.com
Wed May 2 01:24:35 PDT 2012

Alexandre CONFIANT-LATOUR wrote:

> To do so, you can use Bumblebee
> <https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Bumblebee>. It allows to switch
> between the 2 graphic cards. But It's drawback is that the switch is
> made "by hand" for each application. For instance, to run glxgears 
> the "big" card, you have to run by hand 'optirun glxgears'.

Can one use bumblebee to start X? 
Isn'it enough to prepend a suitable command (optirun, i guess) to the X 
command (in the proper script in /etc)?

Thank you 

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