NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Linux Mint 19 Driver Installation Easy Guide

December 12, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Linux Mint 19.x RTX 2080 Ti Driver Installation Guide

Hello Mint User! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Display Driver on Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa/Tina/Tricia GNU/Linux Desktops.

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Driver Installation on Linux Mint is Simple and involves only the Execution of a few Basic Shell Commands.

Moreover, following the NVIDIA Recommendations is better to use the tested NVIDIA Linux Graphics Driver from the Ubuntu NVIDIA Driver 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 Drivers in Ubuntu GNU/Linux Distro
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa/Tina/Tricia NVIDIA Driver Install - Open Terminal
  2. How to Add NVIDIA Graphics Drivers Ubuntu PPA Repo

    Adding NVIDIA PPA

    Possibly now see How to Check NVIDIA Graphics Card Model Supported Drivers.

  3. Then Check for the Available NVIDIA Driver.

    sudo apt update && apt search nvidia-driver
  4. Find the Right NVIDIA Driver in Your Graphics Card

    NVIDIA Driver LookUp

    Take Note of the Driver Release

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

    sudo apt install nvidia-driver-520 nvidia-settings

    And in case of Issue try instead with the more powerful aptitude Package Installer.
    So first, to Install Aptitude run:

    sudo apt install aptitude

    And next try the Setup again playing:

    sudo aptitude install nvidia-driver-520 nvidia-settings

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