The nvidia-settings utility is a tool for configuring the NVIDIA Linux graphics driver.

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Nvidia Settings best to reduce tearing

I'm trying to reduce video tearing. (Noticeable in games and youtube videos when full screen. On a 16:9 1080p monitor.) I have read several forums and tried changing refresh rate using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia 840M graphic card driver, prime or bumblebee ! what to choose?

I have gone through Ubuntu forum and it suggests me to update ppa of prime or bumblebee projects. I am unsure what to choose and go ahead. users has reported many complains over prime for black screen ...
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Nvidia Control Panel Blank

All of a sudden Nvida's control panel is almost blank. I have 2 GTX 770s in SLI and the only new graphical things are changing digital vibrance (kicking up saturation) and moving to 4K (Samsung ...
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changing nvidia settings on Mint

I'm trying to improve the FPS in a game on my Mint machine, and I found a guide online. I'd like to give it a shot, but the guide seems to be written for a windows machine, and I can't figure out how ...
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Using the NVIDIA OPTIMUS at Ubuntu 14.04/Mint 17 KDE With Wine

I have tried to use the NVIDIA OPTIMUS in Mint 17 KDE using Wine to run the game Counter Strike 1.6 (hl.exe). The card installs and works correctly (since I use Wine 1.7). But when I try to start ...
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Sync to vblank - Nvidia X Server settings

I've been running an OpenGL application with a significantly low framerate on Ubuntu 12.04. I finally managed to solve the problem by disabling "sync to vblank" from Nvidia X Server settings, although ...
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Xorg Different Height Monitors

I am trying to set up a dual monitor desktop, with a 19" LED monitor, and a 15" CRT monitor, and have done so, using nvidia-settings to write to my xorg.conf. However, the problem I am now dealing ...
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Multiple monitors under X: eliminating gaps due to different monitor heights

I am using nvidia-settings to configure multiple monitors . The monitors' native resolutions are different, so this generates 'gaps' where the items are drawn on the virtual screen but not on any of ...
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Limiting VRAM available to a process

Is it possible to limit the video memory a software can use? In my case, I want to tell a game I have half the memory to test some performance issues.
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Dual NVidia graphics cards in Ubuntu / xorg.conf mania

I have two NVidia graphics cards: Quadro NVS 295 (PCI Express, dual DisplayPort outputs) GeForce FX 5200 (PCI, DVI and VGA outputs) I have three identical monitors, two on DisplayPort and one on ...
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Tweaks on nvidia-settings only working when the program is opened

I have two monitors. The master one (17") is 1yo, and the secondary (15") is really old, like 4yo. This old screen is having problems displaying colors... They are a little bit darker, what is a ...