NVIDIA GeForce R337.12 BETA Display Driver Released With Overclocking

NVIDIA has released a Beta version of of its graphics drivers for Linux operating systems (Linux, Solaris and FreeBSD) – R337.12. This Beta release focuses on quite a number of bug fixes with overclocking support for the GeForce 400 “Fermi” series and newer, up through the latest-generation Maxwell graphics hardware and better EGL. Click the link below to get more details on supported GPUs and list of fixes:

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Step 1: Uninstall previous Nvidia

sudo apt-get purge nvidia*

Step 2: Download NVIDIA 337.12

32bit OS

$ wget us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/337.12/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-337.12.run

64bit OS

$ wget us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/337.12/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-337.12.run

Step 3: Make installer executable

$ sudo chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-*-337.12.run

Step 4: Kill the Display Manager

kdm for KDE

$ sudo /etc/init.d/kdm stop

gdm for Gnome

$ sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop

lightdm for LXDE and XFCE

$ sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm stop

mdm for Linux Mint

$ sudo /etc/init.d/mdm stop

Step 5: Install NVIDIA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa

To uninstall Nvidia 337.12

sudo sh ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*-337.12.run --uninstall
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