bumblebee-nvidia - NVIDIA Optimus support using the proprietary NVIDIA driver

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Backports Contrib amd64
Package name bumblebee-nvidia
Package version 3.2.1
Package release 4~bpo70+1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 6 B
Download size 3.91 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This metapackage ensures that the proprietary NVIDIA driver is installed in a
way such that 3D acceleration does not break. It does so by configuring the
OpenGL library path to use the Mesa graphics library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bumblebee-nvidia_3.2.1-4~bpo70+1_i386.deb 3.2.1 i386 Debian Backports Contrib
bumblebee-nvidia - - -


Name Value
bumblebee = 3.2.1-4~bpo70+1
nvidia -
nvidia-304 -
nvidia-304-updates -
nvidia-310 -
nvidia-310-updates -
nvidia-313 -
nvidia-313-updates -
nvidia-319 -
nvidia-319-updates -
nvidia-325 -
nvidia-325-updates -
nvidia-current -
nvidia-current-updates -
nvidia-driver -
nvidia-experimental-304 -
nvidia-experimental-310 -
nvidia-experimental-313 -
nvidia-experimental-319 -
nvidia-experimental-325 -
nvidia-glx -
nvidia-kernel-486 -
nvidia-kernel-686-pae -
nvidia-kernel-amd64 -
nvidia-kernel-dkms -


Type URL
Binary Package bumblebee-nvidia_3.2.1-4~bpo70+1_amd64.deb
Source Package bumblebee

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ wheezy-backports contrib
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install bumblebee-nvidia deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install bumblebee-nvidia




2013-10-23 - Vincent Cheng <Vincentc1208@gmail.com>
bumblebee (3.2.1-4~bpo70+1) wheezy-backports; urgency=low
* Rebuild for wheezy-backports.
- Drop build-depends on dh-systemd.
2013-08-20 - Vincent Cheng <Vincentc1208@gmail.com>
bumblebee (3.2.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Use dh-systemd (for systemd-specific additions to maintscripts).
(Closes: #715270)
* Add bumblebee group as system group (gid in between 100-999) instead
of a regular group in postinst. (Closes: #718772)
2013-07-11 - Vincent Cheng <Vincentc1208@gmail.com>
bumblebee (3.2.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Append /usr/lib/primus to CONF_PRIMUS_LD_PATH in d/rules to ease
pre-multiarch backports. (Closes: #712665)
* Have bumblebee depend on bbswitch-dkms | bbswitch-source, and
bumblebee-nvidia depend on all possible m-a built nvidia modules.
* Add support for nvidia-325 packaged in Ubuntu (not relevant for Debian).
2013-05-29 - Vincent Cheng <Vincentc1208@gmail.com>
bumblebee (3.2.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Allow more nvidia flavours to satisfy bumblebee-nvidia's dependencies
(relevant for Ubuntu).
2013-05-27 - Aron Xu <aron@debian.org>
bumblebee (3.2.1-1~bpo70+1) wheezy-backports; urgency=low
* Rebuild for squeeze-backports.
2013-05-03 - Vincent Cheng <Vincentc1208@gmail.com>
bumblebee (3.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Aron Xu ]
* Initial release (Closes: #659440).
* Thanks to Peter Lekensteyn and Bruno Pagani, most stuff taken from the
packaging for Ubuntu PPA.
[ Vincent Cheng ]
* Thanks to Igor Urazov for lots of the Debian-specific portions of the

See Also

Package Description
glx-alternative-fglrx_0.5.1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb allows the selection of FGLRX as GLX provider
glx-alternative-mesa_0.5.1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb allows the selection of MESA as GLX provider
glx-alternative-nvidia_0.5.1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb allows the selection of NVIDIA as GLX provider
glx-diversions_0.5.1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb prepare for using accelerated GLX implementations from GPU vendors
gns3_0.8.6-3~bpo70+1_all.deb Graphical Network Simulator
iucode-tool_1.1.1-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb Intel processor microcode tool
java-package_0.53~bpo70+1_all.deb Utility for creating Java Debian packages
libxnvctrl-dev_319.72-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb NV-CONTROL X extension (development files)
libxnvctrl0_319.72-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb NV-CONTROL X extension (runtime library)
nvidia-installer-cleanup_20131102+1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb cleanup after driver installation with the nvidia-installer
nvidia-kernel-common_20131102+1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb NVIDIA binary kernel module support files
nvidia-modprobe_334.16-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb utility to load NVIDIA kernel modules and create device nodes
nvidia-settings-legacy-173xx_173.14.39-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb tool for configuring the NVIDIA graphics driver (173xx legacy version)
nvidia-settings-legacy-304xx_304.116-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb tool for configuring the NVIDIA graphics driver (304xx legacy version)
nvidia-settings-legacy-96xx_96.43.20-2~bpo70+1_amd64.deb tool for configuring the NVIDIA graphics driver (96xx legacy version)