Installation and Configuration Instructions

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Minimum Software Requirements
3. Installing the NVIDIA Driver
4. Installed Components
5. Using Linux Compatibility Support
6. Configuring X for the NVIDIA Driver
Using nvidia-xconfig to configure the X server
Manually Editing the Configuration File
Restoring the X Configuration after Uninstalling the Driver
7. Frequently Asked Questions
8. Common Problems
9. Known Issues
10. Specifying OpenGL Environment Variable Settings
11. Configuring Multiple Display Devices on One X Screen
12. Configuring GLX in Xinerama
13. Configuring Multiple X Screens on One Card
14. Support for the X Resize and Rotate Extension
RandR Support
RandR 1.1 Rotation Behavior
Output Properties
DisplayPort 1.2
Monitor Configuration Options
Known Issues
15. Configuring a Notebook
16. Programming Modes
17. Configuring Flipping and UBB
18. The Sysctl Interface
19. Configuring Low-level Parameters
20. Using the X Composite Extension
21. Using the nvidia-settings Utility
22. NVIDIA Spectre V2 Mitigation
23. Configuring SLI and Multi-GPU Mosaic
24. Configuring Frame Lock and Genlock
25. Configuring Depth 30 Displays
26. Configuring External and Removable GPUs
27. Addressing Capabilities
28. NVIDIA Contact Info and Additional Resources
29. Credits
30. Acknowledgements