How to Install bbswitch-dkms in Ubuntu 18.04

Install bbswitch-dkms by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install bbswitch-dkms


Interface for toggling the power on NVIDIA Optimus video cards

bbswitch is a kernel module which automatically detects the required ACPI calls for two kinds of Optimus laptops. It has been verified to work with "real" Optimus and "legacy" Optimus laptops (at least, that is what the author Lekensteyn calls those). . This package uses DKMS to automatically build the bbswitch kernel module.


Version: 0.8-4ubuntu1

Section: universe/kernel