The latest version of Nvidia Graphics driver for Linux which is Nvidia 352.41 has been released and is available for download. It comes with plenty of fixes and changes. This article will guide you to install Nvidia 352.41 in Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems.
- Added support for the following GPUs:
- Fixed a bug that caused VDPAU to only display the top half of a video frame when decoding and displaying H.265/HEVC encoded video streams.
- Fixed a bug that caused the X server to crash if an OpenGL application tried to allocate a drawable when GPU-accessible memory is exhausted.
- GeForce GTX 950 Quadro M4000 Quadro M5000
Remove currently installed graphics drivers.
Download the appropriate driver from the source. Here are the download links:
sudo apt-get purge nvidia*
# For Ubuntu LightDM [DEFAULT] sudo service lightdm stop #For Gnome GDM sudo service gdm stop #For Linux Mint MDM sudo service mdm stop
Make the installer file executable.
Run the executable installer file.
chmod +x ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*-352.41.run
This will start the installation process. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
sudo sh ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*-352.41.run
Note : Do not delete the installer file. It will be needed while removing/uninstalling the Nvidia 352.41 driver if it fails to work properly.
sudo sh ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*-352.41.run --uninstall