Install driver 390 for nvidia 540M without bumblebee

Hello community! I wonder if it is possible to install a driver for my card, without using bumblebee, but only with optimus-manager, for example. I will do everything myself, only I am not sure if I am planning well: install opencl-nvidia-390xx, nvidia-390xx-utils, nvidia-390xx-dkms, nvidia-390xx-settings packages. Install optimus-manager, optimus-manager-qt, finally systemctl enable optimus-manager. Does this have a chance to work? Yes I know that instead of asking on the forum, as someone stated earlier, I can do it at the time, but personally I prefer to ask before, rather than later ask for help to restore the system to work :wink:

use timeshift, so you can restore your system if something goes wrong

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Yes I can timeshift use, snapper having a drive in BTRFS, but I stopped using tools to create copies of the system, and only personal stuff. However, I will understand if no one is able to give me an answer to it. Maybe it is also enough, now to stop bumblebee and in its place, introduce optimus-manager

Ok that’s work :slight_smile: stop bumblebeed, and install optimus-manager, and start it.

[marekania@marekania ~]$ inxi -G
  Device-1: Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics
    driver: i915 v: kernel
  Device-2: NVIDIA GF108M [GeForce GT 540M] driver: nvidia v: 390.157
  Device-3: Silicon Motion WebCam SCB-1100N type: USB driver: uvcvideo
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.7 driver: X: loaded: modesetting,nvidia
    dri: crocus gpu: i915 resolution: 1: 1366x768~60Hz 2: 1024x768~60Hz
  API: OpenGL v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 390.157 renderer: GeForce GT 540M/PCIe/SSE2

But I see in screenshot, a different image, as if from a second, non-working monitor. This, however, I think will be easily solved

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