The latest version of Nvidia Graphics driver for Linux which is Nvidia 331.89 has been released and is available for download. It comes with plenty of fixes and changes. This article will guide you to install Nvidia 331.89 in Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems.
- Added support for the following GPU:
- Fixed a race condition in the NVIDIA kernel module that caused some GPUs to sporadically become unresponsive.
- Updated the error reporting in the NVIDIA kernel module to include the GPU serial number, when available, in error messages written to the system log.
- Fixed a bug that caused blank screens when transforming or rotating displays in an SLI Mosaic layout.
- Fixed a bug that corrupted certain software rendering on 32-bit systems.
- GeForce GT 730
More details in the Release Notes.
Install the fresh
sudo apt-get purge nvidia*
End the graphic session with the appropriate command from the list of commands given below:
sudo apt-get install nvidia-331-updates-dev
# For Ubuntu LightDM [DEFAULT] sudo service lightdm stop #For Gnome GDM sudo service gdm stop #For Linux Mint MDM sudo service mdm stop
Download the appropriate driver from the source. Here are the download links:
Run the executable installer file.
chmod +x ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*-331.89.run
This will start the installation process. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
sudo sh ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*-331.89.run
Note : Do not delete the installer file. It will be needed while removing/uninstalling the Nvidia 331.89 driver if it fails to work properly.
sudo sh ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*-331.89.run --uninstall