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Install the NVIDIA driver 355 on Linux Mint

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install the NVIDIA driver 340.24 for Linux Mint

NVIDIA has presented proprietary driver 355 for Linux, version Nvidia 355.11.
Changes are not many, not excluding as always bug fixes. and several bug fixes.
Detail on the official NVIDIA page - release.

Note. Before downloading and installing new driver, make sure that your system has a supported NVIDIA GPU. You can also use automatic scanning, contacting the Drivers section on the website of NVIDIA to find the latest drivers for your NVIDIA GPU.
How to identify and install the correct driver for your Nvidia video card in Linux Mint can be viewed on page "How to detect and install the correct version of the Nvidia driver on Linux Mint". Otherwise, after you install the NVIDIA driver 355.11 you risk not to run the system.

Installation into Linux Mint:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-355 nvidia-settings

After installation, restart your computer to activate the installed driver.
After a new logon check the installed graphics driver utility NVIDIA X Server Settings, search in the menu or in the terminal command:

glxinfo | grep OpenGL

 Good Luck!!!

http://www.nvidia.com/

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  1. ravi dogra
    ravi dogra 2 December 2016 07:37
    awesome
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