How to uninstall proprietary NVIDIA graphics driver and switch back to Red Hat shipped nouveau graphics driver?

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Issue

  • What are the steps required to uninstall proprietary NVIDIA module and switch back to Red Hat shipped nouveau module?
  • How to set correct screen resolution with nouveau driver?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Proprietary NVIDIA module (nvidia.ko)
  • Red Hat shipped nouveau module (nouveau.ko)
  • xorg-x11-drv-nouveau package

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