Nvidia has recently released driver 304.32 for Uninx-based systems which fixes a critical vulnerability that allows local users to have root access on your system. In this page, we will help you install Nvidia driver 304.32 on Ubuntu and Linux Mint via PPA. For other systems, you can install the driver manually as shown below.

Linux Display Driver 304.32 Installation

Open the terminal and install Nvidia Unix driver 304.32 under Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10 or Linux Mint 13 or older with these commands:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings

For other Linux systems not supporting installation via PPA, you can install the driver with the following commands:

     Linux 32-bit/i386:

cd /tmp

wget -O NVIDIA-Linux-x86-304.32.run http://goo.gl/Q8Wg7

chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-304.32.run

sudo sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-304.32.run

     Linux 64-bit/amd64:

cd /tmp

wget -O NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.32.run http://goo.gl/wCSXF

chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.32.run

sudo sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.32.run

To finish the installation, you need to restart your computer.

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