(SOLVED) Installing NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-415.13.run In Linux Mint Cinnamon 19

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(SOLVED) Installing NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-415.13.run In Linux Mint Cinnamon 19

Post by MrGrimm » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:55 am

i currently have version 390.77 of the driver installed and would like to up grade it to the current 415.13. i open terminal, sudo su, drag NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-415.13.run to it, starts extracting, and then i get told i can't because i'm running a xserver. help getting this fixed would be greatly appreciated. thanks
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Kubuntu 19.04 64 Bit: Kernel 5.2.8

AMD FX 6300, Asus 970 Gaming/Aura, Samsung 120 Gig 850 EVO, 16Gig DDR3,
USB 3 Card, AOC 29" Ultra Wide 2560x1080. nVidia 750Ti(430.40 Driver),
Storage Drives SATA 1TB, USB 3.1 2TB & 1.5TB

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Re: Installing NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-415.13.run In Linux Mint Cinnamon 19

Post by Pjotr » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:25 am

Don't attempt a manual installation of that driver. Use the reliable graphics-drivers PPA instead:
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... rivers-PPA
(item 1, left column)
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Re: Installing NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-415.13.run In Linux Mint Cinnamon 19

Post by MrGrimm » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:42 am

Pjotr cool and thank you ever so much, greatly appreciated. bookmarked.
Kubuntu 19.04 64 Bit: Kernel 5.2.8

AMD FX 6300, Asus 970 Gaming/Aura, Samsung 120 Gig 850 EVO, 16Gig DDR3,
USB 3 Card, AOC 29" Ultra Wide 2560x1080. nVidia 750Ti(430.40 Driver),
Storage Drives SATA 1TB, USB 3.1 2TB & 1.5TB

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