Originally Posted by Stephen Warren
davelaser, I did briefly take a look at plumbing this setting through nvidia-settings, and it's certainly non-trivial. Second, it won't really solve the problem at all, since settings made by nvidia-settings don't persist across logout or reboot without manual effort that I imagine would be considered just as difficult as setting an environment variable. An xorg.conf option would be the best solution persistence-wise, but that is also manually-configured, so doesn't really help ease-of-use.
An option in xorg.conf would be much more familiar to most users than setting environment variables I think. This would be a good idea if it isn't too hard to implement :-)