The latest version of Nvidia Graphics driver for Linux which is Nvidia 367.27 has been released and is available for download. It comes with plenty of fixes and changes. This article will guide you to install Nvidia 367.27 in Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems.
- Added support for the following GPUs:
- GeForce GTX 1080 GeForce GTX 1070
- Added support for VDPAU Feature Set H to the NVIDIA VDPAU driver. GPUs with VDPAU Feature Set H are capable of hardware-accelerated decoding of 8192x8192 (8k) H.265/HEVC video streams.
- Fixed a bug that caused the X server to sometimes skip displaying Vulkan frames when the Composite extension is enabled.
- Fixed a bug that would cause OpenGL applications to crash when creating a context on one X display connection, then making it current with no associated drawable on another X display connection. This fixes a crash when starting some versions of Matlab.
- Fixed OpenGL presentation to SDI through the GLX_NV_video_out and GLX_NV_present_video extensions, which was broken by the introduction of the nvidia-modeset kernel module in 358.09.
- Fixed a bug that caused an incorrect offset to be applied when using the full composition pipeline on a display whose image has both a rotation and a ViewportOut offset applied.
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-*-367.27.run
This will start the installation process. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
sudo sh ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*-367.27.run
Note : Do not delete the installer file. It will be needed while removing/uninstalling the Nvidia 367.27 driver if it fails to work properly.
sudo sh ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*-367.27.run --uninstall