Install NVidia Drivers on Your Ubuntu or Linux Mint for Best Graphic Performance
Always keep your drivers up to date – Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04 and Linux Mint 13,14 and 15
Having the latest driver versions of your NVidia graphics card can bring your system a high performance gain when it comes to processing heavier graphics, such as Blender 3D modeling, and gaming.
So we prepared this tutorial that will teach you how to easily install your drivers on all latest versions of Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
The drivers you will install have support for a very large number of cards, including:
GeForce GT 415M, GeForce GT 425M, GeForce GT 420M, GeForce GT 435M, GeForce GT 630M, GeForce GT 630, GeForce GT 630, GeForce GT 640, GeForce GT 415, GeForce GT 620, GeForce 605, GeForce 610M, GeForce GT 620M, GeForce GT 635M, GeForce GT 640M, GeForce GT 640M LE, GeForce GT 650M
GeForce GTX 680, GeForce GTX 460M, GeForce GTX 670, GeForce GTX 660M, GeForce GTX 670M, GeForce GTX 675M, GeForce 8800 GTX, GeForce GTX 560 SE, GeForce GTX 460 v2, GeForce GTX 680M
Frame 2000, Frame 600, Frame K1000M, Frame K2000M, Frame K5000, Frame K5000M, Frame K4000M, Frame K3000M, Frame FX 4600, Frame FX 5600, Tesla K10
NVS 510, NVS 5400M, NVS 310
GeForce 8800 GTS, GeForce 8800 Ultra
GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 200, 300, 400 & 500 series
and a few more.
Installation on Ubuntu and Linux Mint
sudo add-apt-repository ppa: ubuntu-x-swat / x-updates
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current
After installation restart the computer and check the menu for the NVidia card configuration program.
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