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Whenever I update my system though the Update Manager, the Nvidia driver doesn't update. It gives me the following errors: (Also See Attached Photos) If anyone can help, I'd really appreciate it! Thanks!

My PC Details:

OS: Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon

GPU: GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 2080 Super WINDFORCE OC 8G Graphics Card

An error occurred:

E: /var/cache/apt/archives/libnvidia-common-450-server_450.102.04-0ubuntu0.18.04.1_all.deb: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/nvidia/nvidia-application-profiles-450.102.04-key-documentation', which is also in package libnvidia-common-450 450.102.04-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Details:

(Reading database ... 649608 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../libnvidia-common-450-server_450.102.04-0ubuntu0.18.04.1_all.deb ... Unpacking libnvidia-common-450-server (450.102.04-0ubuntu0.18.04.1) over (450.80.02-0ubuntu0.18.04.3) ... dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libnvidia-common-450-server_450.102.04-0ubuntu0.18.04.1_all.deb (--unpack): trying to overwrite '/usr/share/nvidia/nvidia-application-profiles-450.102.04-key-documentation', which is also in package libnvidia-common-450 450.102.04-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/libnvidia-common-450-server_450.102.04-0ubuntu0.18.04.1_all.deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) A package failed to install. Trying to recover:

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I figured out how to fix the problem. I put this command in the terminal, and then re-installed the updates. And the Nvidia Driver updated properly:

sudo apt-get -o Dpkg::Options::="--force-overwrite" install -f libnvidia-common-450-server

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