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Old 02-06-08, 10:07 PM   #7
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Default Re: Can't get rid of tearing; videos unwatchable

I meant that if you run nvidia-settings from an xterm, it may be setting environment variables which would only exist in that terminal and you'd have to start VLC/mplayer/other from that same xterm to see the changes.

nvidia-settings -h says you'd use -l or --load-config-only to load the configuration from a .xinitrc file when you start X.
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