OPTIRUN(1) User Commands OPTIRUN(1)

optirun - run programs on the discrete video card

optirun [OPTION]... command [command options...]

Run an application using the discrete video card.

run a program even if the nvidia card is unavailable
do not run a program if the nvidia card is unavailable
do not start secondary X server (implies -b none)
acceleration/displaying bridge to use. Valid values are auto, virtualgl and primus. The --vgl-* options only make sense when using the virtualgl bridge, while the --primus-* options apply only when using the primus bridge. Additionally, value none is recognized, and its effect is to add paths to driver libraries to LD_LIBRARY_PATH (useful for nvidia-settings and CUDA applications)
image compression or transport to use with VirtualGL. Valid values for METHOD are proxy, jpeg, rgb, xv and yuv. Changing this setting may affect performance, CPU usage and image quality
a space-separated list of command options to be passed to vglrun. Useful for debugging virtualgl by passing options to it like +tr. These OPTS override the settings from optirun so be careful with setting it
a colon-separated list of paths which are searched for the primus libGL.so.1
supresses all logging messages
increase the verbosity level of log messages. It can be specified up to two times (or five if --quiet is used)
show all logging messsages by setting the verbosity level to the maximum
retrieve settings for Bumblebee from FILE
find the Bumblebee X server on VDISPLAY. Do not confuse this option with the DISPLAY environment variable. By default, PATH is queried from the daemon
libraries like libGL.so are searched in PATH (useful for the nvidia driver). By default, PATH is queried from the
use FILENAME for communication with the daemon
display this help and exit
output version information and exit

Runs the graphics demo supplied with Virtual GL.
Runs a program with the yuv transport method for better performance.
Run a program with arguments.

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July 2020 Bumblebee 3.2.1