The first stable driver release of NVIDIA 375 for Linux has been released. Here’s how to install it in all supported Ubuntu editions via PPA.
NVIDIA 375.20 is the first stable Linux driver with support for GeForce GTX 1050, GTX 1050 Ti. This release also add support for Quadro M620, M5000 SE, M3000 SE GPUs, and support for xorg-server 1.19.
The changes also include support for the RandR 1.5 TILE property, support for the latest Linux kernel releases, NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 Stereo support, OpenGL on-disk shader cache has been raised from 64MB to 128MB in max size, and some bug-fixes. See more at NVIDIA.com.
How to Install NVIDIA 375.20 in Ubuntu 16.04:
For Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, and derivatives, NVIDIA 375.20 can be installed from the graphics team PPA.
To do so, follow the steps below:
1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa && sudo apt update
Type in your password (no visual feedback) when it asks and hit Enter.
2 Once the driver is made into PPA, launch Additional Drivers utility and choose NVIDIA-375 driver and apply it.
For some cards, there may be a black screen issue after installing NVIDIA proprietary GPU drivers. Try either setting NOMODESET in grub option, or removing the proprietary driver via command:
sudo apt-get purge nvidia-current
You may boot into recovery mode -> root prompt, or press Ctrl+Alt+F1 on login screen to get into command console.