Bumblebee daemon and client rewritten in C (by Bumblebee-Project)


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Bumblebee-Project/Bumblebee is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

Bumblebee Alternatives

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better Bumblebee alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where Bumblebee has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-03-31.
  • Any authoritative source on how to get Optimus working? Is this even possible?
    reddit.com/r/swaywm | 2021-03-31
    How does Bumblebee work with sway?
  • Nvidia drivers not working on Debian.
    reddit.com/r/debian | 2021-02-28
    The Bumblebee wiki then says that you can run games by first exporting DISPLAY=:8 and then running them with primusrun or optirun as normal: https://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/Bumblebee/wiki/Multi-monitor-setup
  • AMD Launches Ryzen 5000 Mobile
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-01-15
    Ah yeah, I have similar feelings.

    BumbleBee was promising at one time:


    But seems kind of dead now.


  • Need native support for Dual GPUs
    I don't know about a specific distro, but you should look into Bumblebee, which supports Optimus devices natively. Check out The Installation wiki for Ubuntu-Based distros for more information.