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My Linux Mint version is (cat /etc/linuxmint/info)

RELEASE=18.3
CODENAME=sylvia
EDITION="Cinnamon 64-bit"
DESCRIPTION="Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia"
DESKTOP=Gnome
TOOLKIT=GTK
GRUB_TITLE=Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64-bit

My hardware spec is (sudo lshw -c video)

*-display               
   description: 3D controller
   product: GK106M [GeForce GTX 765M]
   vendor: NVIDIA Corporation
   physical id: 0
   bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
   version: a1
   width: 64 bits
   clock: 33MHz
   capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list rom
   configuration: driver=nvidia latency=0
   resources: irq:16 memory:f6000000-f6ffffff memory:e0000000-efffffff memory:f0000000-f1ffffff ioport:e000(size=128) memory:f7000000-f707ffff
*-display
   description: VGA compatible controller
   product: 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller
   vendor: Intel Corporation
   physical id: 2
   bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
   version: 06
   width: 64 bits
   clock: 33MHz
   capabilities: msi pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
   configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
   resources: irq:32 memory:f7400000-f77fffff memory:d0000000-dfffffff ioport:f000(size=64) memory:c0000-dffff

The Nvidia driver mannually installed is ( sudo nvidia-smi ) enter image description here

However,

I have

enter image description here

glxinfo shows me

name of display: :0
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".

Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".

Any suggestion for this issue? Thank you!

1 Answer 1

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Installing Nvidia-390.12 through Driver Manager fixes this issue.

enter image description here

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  • -1 for You don't describe how you managed to pull version 390 into Driver Manager. Jan 24, 2018 at 8:31
  • @Vlastimil, thank you for reminding me this. You can do "sudo apt-get update" to pull version 390 into Driver Manager. Jan 24, 2018 at 20:49
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    BTW, I also add the following content to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf blacklist nouveau blacklist lbm-nouveau blacklist vga16fb blacklist rivafb blacklist nvidiafb blacklist rivatv options nouveau modeset=0 alias nouveau off alias lbm-nouveau off ref: askubuntu.com/questions/481414/… Jan 25, 2018 at 6:40
  • nouveau solved my problem with cinnamon on a T61p
    – monok
    Jan 12, 2022 at 7:51

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