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Install the NVIDIA driver 375 on Linux Mint

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Install the NVIDIA driver 375 on Linux Mint

NVIDIA has released a new LTS version of its graphics driver for GNU Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris and other supported operating systems. The Nvidia driver for Linux has reached 375 series.

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:

If you not previously added repository to the system

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa

You can set in the driver Manager or in the terminal

sudo apt update
sudo apt install nvidia-375 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!!!
http://www.nvidia.com/

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  1. Bruno Aderaldo
    Bruno Aderaldo 11 December 2016 03:07
    Sorry for my English, I'm from Brazil.

    Good evening, after follow your tutorial for install Nvidia 375 and reboot, my notebook stay with black screen.

    brunoaderaldo10@gmail.com
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    1. Shekin 11 December 2016 07:58
      1.CRTL+ALT+SHIFT+F1
      2. Login
      3.
      sudo apt remove nvidia-375

      4. reboot and then you can try install other version. 355 i think should be good
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      x64 Linux Mint 18.3 cinnamon
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