[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…

Links for the week

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…

KDE Launches User Forums

KDE commnunity recently launched a dedicated forum over at forum.kde.org The forum will complement the already existing and pretty exhaustive KDE User Base for support and other resources. Having a dedicated forum for a desktop environment is a really good thing, it should help users get help right from the horse’s mouth. The forums include…