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It took me awhile to find this information so hopefully this will
make it easier for others.

Problem:
Video card looks choppy when running graphic intensive processes. A
simple way to see if it is not running right is to load TuxRacer and see
if it is extremely laggy.

Fix:
Download and install the appropriate NVidia driver from NVidia's website
for Linux and install it to the appropriate location.
Open Konsole and navigate to root, launch "init 3" and bring up BASH
terminal. Navigate to the /etc/X11 file. On my system I had to "vi
XF86Config-4" file. I scrolled down to:

Section "Device"

Previously my file looked like this,

Section "Device"
        Identifier "device1"
        VendorName "nVidia Corporation"
        Boardname "NVIDIA GeForce4 (generic)"
        Driver "nv"
        Option "DPMS"
EndSection

After searching the internet I found that this text add on works:

Section "Device"
        Identifier "device1"
        VendorName "nVidia Corporation"
        Boardname "NVIDIA GeForce4 (generic)"
        Driver "nvidia"
        Option "DPMS"
Option "IgnoreEDID" "1"
Option "NvAGP" "1"
EndSection

I am new to Linux, so I assume others looking for this are also, this is
case sensitive and of course I have previously downloaded the
appropriate driver file from NVidia's website.


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