A graphical configuration utility, nvidia-settings, is included with the NVIDIA Linux graphics driver. After installing the driver and starting X, you can run this configuration utility by running:
in a terminal window.
Detailed information about the configuration options available are documented in the help window in the utility.
For more information, see the nvidia-settings man page or the user guide available here: ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/nvidia-settings-user-guide.txt
The source code to nvidia-settings is released as GPL and is available here: ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/nvidia-settings/
If you have trouble running the nvidia-settings binary shipped with the NVIDIA Linux Graphics Driver, refer to the nvidia-settings entry in Chapter 8, Common Problems.