[How-to] Make nVidia settings persistent and retain the settings in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Bharath

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 save the settings and every time I logged in I had  to change the resolution (Phew!!!). Then Sathya helped me. He gave me a link from Ubuntu Forums{#aptureLink_MZsWFB9Cv4}. Then I did the following to fix the problem:

[How-to] Fix the Buggy Intel Driver in Jaunty
· ☕ 1 min read · ✍️ Bharath
So this is a short post on one pestering problem. If youre using Jaunty and find this problem then use the link that follows. When i installed Jaunty i had problems (as usual). One of them was this. First off, videos wont play in any video player. Codecs are in place, no doubt. But the player would go crashing down. Even vlc, which uses a seperate set of codecs fails :(