how can i install nvidia proprietary driver on lmde2?

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how can i install nvidia proprietary driver on lmde2?

Post by khlm » Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:48 am

hi, i have laptop with 2 graphic cards (intel,nvidia)
i want to install nvidia proprietary driver for my nvidia geforce gt740m on lmde2

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Re: how can i install nvidia proprietary driver on lmde2?

Post by kc1di » Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:02 am

Hello khlm and welcome to the Linux Mint Forums,
this page may be of help to you:
https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/331
Easy tips : https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/
Linux Mint Installation Guide: http://linuxmint-installation-guide.rea ... en/latest/
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Re: how can i install nvidia proprietary driver on lmde2?

Post by khlm » Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:11 am

kc1di wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:02 am
Hello khlm and welcome to the Linux Mint Forums,
this page may be of help to you:
https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/331
thank you , but my card (GT 740m) dosen't listed in this topic!

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Re: how can i install nvidia proprietary driver on lmde2?

Post by kc1di » Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:53 am

you have to do a search for the driver for your card.
does LMDE2 have a driver manager under admin or preferences? if so just use that to install the recommended driver.
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Re: how can i install nvidia proprietary driver on lmde2?

Post by khlm » Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:10 pm

kc1di wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:53 am
you have to do a search for the driver for your card.
does LMDE2 have a driver manager under admin or preferences? if so just use that to install the recommended driver.
No LMDE2 dosen't have driver manager ! i don't know why ?

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Re: how can i install nvidia proprietary driver on lmde2?

Post by kc1di » Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:22 pm

Easy tips : https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/
Linux Mint Installation Guide: http://linuxmint-installation-guide.rea ... en/latest/
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Re: how can i install nvidia proprietary driver on lmde2?

Post by kevinthefixer » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:32 pm

Sorry I haven't been too prompt lately, been having eye problems. THERE IS AN EASIER WAY. Trust the Software Manager. Install package nvidia-detect and run it; it will not only identify your card, but recommend the proper driver for it. You may not get the very latest driver available but unless you're a serious gamer you won't notice any difference. Install the driver package indicated, it will do all the scripting for you, blacklisting the noveau driver and all, reboot and you're done.

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