Anyone can explain what is video-hybrid-intel-nvidia-440xx-prime?

I have this
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Everything is just a default setting, and I didn't touch anything, so for now I don't have any problem about it but I don't know what is the video-hybrid-intel-nvidia-440xx-prime or how it works.

Anyone can explain what really is it does, or if my system is using NVIDIA or Intel GPU?

Hi,
You are new .. so I think it might be worthwhile to point at the wiki:
wiki.manjaro.org/
And maybe specifically mhwd/gfx cards:
https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=Configure_Graphics_Cards
https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=Mhwd

But to get down to your scenario ..

You have a dual-gfx system with intel+nvidia.
PRIME is handling this.
The intel will run by default, and the nvidia will be used if you call it.
Example:

glxinfo | grep 'renderer string'
prime-run glxinfo | grep 'renderer string'

When you run those commands you should get intel the first time, and nvidia the second because you used prime-run.
If that all works your system is acting normal.
You can search the interwebs for more info, including the arch wiki:
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PRIME

But most likely the main thing people want to know is about steam.
Dont launch steam with prime-run.
Rather edit game launch options to be exactly:

prime-run %command%

And that game will run on the nvidia card.

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Thanks for the heads-up!

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