Install / Uninstall NVIDIA Driver 337.25 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this Tutorial I will tell you how to install the Latest stable version of NVIDIA Graphics driver 337.25 On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 13.10 /12.04 LTS and LinuxMint 15 / 14 

This Version 337.25 released  on 30th May 2014 with a fix of  bugs and new support to GPU's

Added support for the below GPUs
  • GeForce GTX TITAN Z
  • GeForce GT 740
  • GeForce 830M
  • GeForce 840M
  • GeForce 845M
  • GeForce GTX 850M
Fixes in NVIDIA Display driver 337.25
  • Fixed a bug that caused X to crash when querying clock offsets for non-existent performance levels.
  • Fixed a performance regression when running KDE with desktop effects using the OpenGL compositing backend.
  • Fixed a bug that caused duplicate entries to appear in some dropdown menus in the "Application Profiles" page of nvidia-settings.
  • Fixed a regression that could cause OpenGL rendering corruption on X screens with 30 bit per pixel color.
  • Fixed a bug causing mode validation to fail for 4K resolutions over HDMI in certain situations.
  • Fixed several cosmetic issues in the clock control user interface of nvidia-settings.
Installation steps

Step 1: Remove the Older version of Nvidia driver before installation
sudo apt-get purge nvidia*
Step 2: Reboot the system

Step 3: Download the Nvidia Driver 337.25
  • For 32bit click HERE
  • For 64 bit click HERE 
Step 4: Switch to command prompt and stop the running Graphics session
Press Ctrl+Alt+F1-F6 for switching to command prompt

For Ubuntu
sudo service lightdm stop
sudo service gdm stop
For LinuxMint
sudo mdm stop
Step 4: Give execute permissions to the installer
sudo chmod 755 NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-337.25.run
Step 5: Install the Nvidia 337.25 driver
sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-337.25.run
After successfull installation reboot the system

For Uninstalltion of Nvidia driver 337.25
sudo NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-337.25.run --uninstall
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