PRIME not supported after installing nvidia-driver-470 for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I’m not too sure what PRIME is, but after installing the nvidia 470 driver using the command sudo apt-get install nvidia-driver-470 as it was the recommended (proprietary & tested) driver for my GPU (GeForce GTX 1060), I rebooted my PC. Although it successfully switched from the default nouveau open source driver to the newly installed driver, when I use the command nvidia-setting, I get the following messages before the application opens up:

(nvidia-settings:4788): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: 12:29:06.987: g_object_unref: assertion 'G_IS_OBJECT (object)' failed
** Message: 12:29:07.225: PRIME: No offloading required. Abort
** Message: 12:29:07.225: PRIME: is it supported? no

How do I enable PRIME?

nvidia-bug-report.log.gz (408.7 KB)

You have a desktop system and the only monitors are connected to the nvidia gpu which is already primary graphics card, so no prime required. Do you have any issues with the on-board intel graphics wanting to use prime?

No issues there. So basically I can just ignore the messages above right?


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