[How-to] Make nVidia settings persistent and retain the settings in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

Nvidia Proprietary Drivers need nvidia-settings to set screen resolution and change other settings. In previous versions of Ubuntu and in other distros to make them permanent (used in every session) you click the “Save to X configuration file”. From Karmic on there is no xorg.conf by default! As a result, nvidia-settings is not able to…

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Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” released, but reception hasn’t been spectacular. Poll on Ubuntu forums indicates that ~ 39% of users have had problems they could not fix. Upgrading from Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope to 9.10 Karmic Koala. Installing nVidia drivers (v190.42) in Ubuntu KDE 4.3.3 released, brings in few bug fixes. Experiencing Sabayon 5 //personal…

A Comprehensive List of Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) and Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex (8.10) Repositories

Installing Linux software through repositories is the safe bet. In respect with Ubuntu, there are many software in Intrepid Ibex which I feel is crap. For eg: the “Hardware Drivers” does not have drivers for older kernels. On the other hand, there are many software (like Brasero, Transmission,Totem,VLC etc.) in Hardy that needs update, which…