I’m not a developer, but I’m reasonably familiar with Linux, primarily the Ubuntu family, which brings me directly to the point.
I use Linux Mint 19 x64 installed on an Alienware 15 R3 with the following specs:
- Intel Core i7-7700HQ
- 16GBs of RAM
- 250GB NVMe system drive
- 1TB SATA storage drive
- Nvidia GTX 1060 w/ 6GBs of VRAM
- Intel HD Graphics 630 w/ Optimus
LM19, by default, offers the 390.116 version of the Nvidia GTX drivers, and that’s Ubuntu’s stable release. I’d like to upgrade to the latest stable release for my system, 418.56. While the 390.116 drivers work fine, I’m a gamer, and would prefer to be as current as possible.
Can anyone point me to a guide or possibly jot down some notes regarding the upgrade process so I can avoid any pitfalls. I’d also like to know if there’s an automated process for keeping the drivers up-to-date.