optirun

OPTIRUN(1)                        User Commands                       OPTIRUN(1)



NAME
       optirun - run programs on the discrete video card

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

DESCRIPTION
       Run an application using the discrete video card.

       --failsafe
              run a program even if the nvidia card is unavailable

       --no-failsafe
              do not run a program if the nvidia card is unavailable

       -b, --bridge METHOD
              acceleration/displaying bridge to use. Valid values are auto,
              virtualgl and primus. The --vgl-* options only make sense when
              using the virtualgl bridge

       -c, --vgl-compress METHOD
              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

       --vgl-options OPTS
              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

       -q, --quiet, --silent
              supresses all logging messages

       -v, --verbose
              increase the verbosity level of log messages. It can be specified
              up to two times (or five if --quiet is used)

       --debug
              show all logging messsages by setting the verbosity level to the
              maximum

       -C, --config FILE
              retrieve settings for Bumblebee from FILE

       -d, --display VDISPLAY
              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

       -l, --ldpath PATH
              libraries like libGL.so are searched in PATH (useful for the
              nvidia driver). By default, PATH is queried from the

       -s, --socket FILENAME
              use FILENAME for communication with the daemon

       -h, --help
              display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

EXAMPLES
       optirun glxspheres
              Runs the graphics demo supplied with Virtual GL.

       optirun -c yuv glxspheres
              Runs a program with the yuv transport method for better
              performance.

       optirun firefox http://example.com
              Run a program with arguments.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs on <http://Bumblebee-Project.org/issues>
       Bumblebee homepage: <http://Bumblebee-Project.org/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright © 2011 The Bumblebee Project License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3
       or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.  There
       is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.



optirun (Bumblebee) 3.1            April 2013                         OPTIRUN(1)