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[SOLVED] Setup bumblebee after migration from arch

The optimus system, while useful in terms of energy consumption, is usually a pain for us linux users.

After migrating from arch, whenever I tried using optirun or primusrun, I got the following:
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[  8825.104] (EE) /dev/dri/card0: failed to set DRM interface version 1.4: Permission denied

and
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lsmod | grep nouveau
reported that the nouveau driver had been loaded instead of the proprietary nvidia one.

The solution is simple: inside /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf, add (or update)
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Driver=nvidia
in the
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[bumblebeed]
section.

Hope that will help someone else in the future.