NVIDIA Linux Video Game Tearing Fix

Today’s quick tip should help you to deal with a common NVIDIA video issue that plagues many of us. Some things to consider before going forward include:

1) You’re using X11 and NOT Wayland.

2) This addresses horizontal video game tearing that affects many Linux gamers using NVIDIA cards with the current proprietary video drivers.

3) This assumes you have used sudo nvidia-settings to create and save your own xorg.conf file. Doing this will allow you to make proposed changes (to be mentioned shortly) a permanent part of your video card configuration. (Read the rest)