[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…

Fix for Ubuntu (and other suitable OS) hanging during boot with nVidia GeForce FX 5200 (and other suitable cards)

This is one problem that has affected me the most in my history of Linux usage, so far. Imagine, for two full years I just din’t know that the solution to this problem is so simple. Too late of me to find out. Anyway, better late than never. So the problem is, with my graphics…

December 7th Fedora update breaks PackageKit, gives failed to get a TID Error

Well I’d just shifted to Fedora couple of days ago, and yesterday I’d applied the latest updates. Later on I thought I’ll explore the system a bit and decided to use the package manager KPackageKit (I’m on KDE). KPackageKit though, was not returning any packages. I thought I might have screwed up KPackgeKit, so I…