Originally Posted by lleb
manually configure it via the command line. /etc/X11/xorg.conf is the file to edit. read the NVIDIA howto guide as it has all of the details you will need.
Hi friends ...
After some (unsuccessful) trials, I finally did it !
I post what I did, in case someone else run upon the same difficulties like me.
The trick is to Configure the NVIDIA driver and then load our settings, AFTER X Manager is loaded, and AFTER we login! Let us assume that we have already install NVIDIA driver successfully and also use Gnome environment (for KDE the procedure is similar). So ...
1. login in Gnome (as a normal user)
2. Open a terminal and type nvidia-settings
This pop-up NVIDIA's configuration editor.
3. Make any modifications you like and then, at the bottom, select nvidia-settings Configuration > Save Current Configuration
. Accept the default file name .nvidia-settings-rc (it is saved in your $HOME dir.) and click Ok
. Then Click Quit
. Now you can close the Terminal also
4. From the Gnome's menu select: System > Preferences > Sessions
Make sure the tab Startup Programs
is selected and click Add
. In the Command field type: nvidia-settings --load-config-only
and Click Ok
. A new session has created! Click Close
Now, every time you login in your Desktop, your prefered NVIDIA settings will automatically loaded.
Hope I helped o.k
P.S the manual suggests to put the line nvidia-settings --load-config-only
in the .xinitrc file at the $HOME dir. This didn't worked for me. Neither it helped to put it in /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc file. Tried every logical combination ...