Public bug reported:

Ubuntu 16.04 suggest proprietary Nvidia drivers when a Nvidia GPU is
present. The settings in the nvidia-settings tool cannot be saved,
however, without starting the tool as root and doing all kinds of
workarounds which is impossible to do for the average user.

Do you really expect users to reconfigure their displays after every

Unless you can fix this, the Nvidia driver recommendation should simply
be removed. Delivering such a horrible experience to millions of users
seems like a bad joke and the persons responsible should feel really bad
about this.

Ubuntu has no future anywhere with such usability issues.

** Affects: nvidia-settings (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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