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Install the NVIDIA driver 367 on Linux Mint

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Install the NVIDIA driver 367 on Linux Mint

NVIDIA has released an update to the NVIDIA proprietary driver version 367 LTS-branches (LTS - long term support). In new version fixed some bugs that caused incorrect display of the console after the transition from sleep mode and crash the X server when applying the RandR configuration CscMatrix while in the console. In addition, the new release improved the performance of writing to the buffer in KMS DRM driver nvidia-drm and added support for request parameters in the frequency for the GPU Pascal.

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 367 you risk not to run the system.

Installation latest version into Linux Mint:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa
sudo apt update
sudo apt install nvidia-367 nvidia-settings

After the installation, restart the computer to activate this 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!!!

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