NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Linux Mint 18 Driver Installation Easy Guide

December 12, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Linux Mint 18.x RTX 2070 Driver Installation

Hello Mint User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Display Driver on Linux Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia Amd64 GNU/Linux Desktops.

The RTX 2070 Driver Installation on Linux Mint is Simple and Involves only the Execution of some Shell Commands.

Most noteworthy: following the Nvidia Recommendations should be better to use this NVIDIA Linux Graphics Driver from the Ubuntu Nvidia Drivers Repository.

Especially Relevant: if on a Mac Mint UEFI System then Before Follow instructions on How to Prevent Blank Screen Issue.

Finally with nvidia-settings Tool you can configure Brightness, Gamma, XVideo attributes, Temperature, and OpenGL.

How-to Install Nvidia RTX 2070 Driver on Mint - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint 18 Nvidia Driver Install - Open Terminal
  2. How to Add Nvidia Graphics Drivers Ubuntu PPA Repo

    Adding Nvidia PPA
  3. Then Check for the Available Nvidia Drivers

    sudo apt search nvidia-graphics-drivers*
  4. Find the Right Nvidia Driver for Your Graphics Card

    Nvidia Drivers LookUp

    Take Note of the Driver Release EG: 415.xy!

  5. Finally to Install the Right Nvidia Linux Mint Driver
    For Instance to Install the currently Latest one:

    sudo apt install nvidia-driver-415 nvidia-settings

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