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I just installed Ubuntu 13.04... still getting used to it. Installed the Nvidia 313 drivers from the update repository.

I am running on a Laptop - Dell Precision M4700 with Mobile Quadro K200M. I am plugged into power, NOT running off battery. Attached is a screenshot of my issue.

How do I tell Nvidia that I am running off AC and not battery? and How do I make my clocks go up to 745MHz which is what the GPU should be at?

Thanks.

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Try adding this and see if it adds anything useful.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Type gksu nautilus in Terminal and allow your group read/write access to /etc/X11 (or use the chmod commands if you prefer the terminal.

Type nvidia-settings into the terminal and in the NVIDIA X Server Settings window that pops up, click on nvidia-settings Configuration and then click "Save Current Configuration" and then exit the applicationThis will create ~/.nvidia-settings-rc for you. (not 100% sure this is needed)

Type nvidia-xconfig into the terminal. This will create an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file that does not, by default, get created in 12.04 Precise.

Type nvidia-xconfig -- cool-bits=1 into the terminal and this will add the proper settings in your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and back the previously created one up.

UPDATE: Changed to a 1 as the 4 option is just for fan control. redface.gif
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