The latest Nvidia drivers are available on graphics-drivers PPA. This repository provides the latest drivers for your Ubuntu Desktop systems. This tutorial will help you to install the latest Nvidia drivers for your Ubuntu desktop using PPA.
Step 1 – Remove Old Nvidia Driver
The first step is to purge currently installed Nvidia drivers so that it does not conflict with the newer versions.
sudo apt-get purge nvidia*
Step 2 – Install Latest Nvidia Driver
Now enable the
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa
Execute the below command to install Nvidia graphics driver on your system.
sudo apt update sudo apt install nvidia-390
Step 3 – Verify Nvidia Driver
After installation reboot your system, So that your desktop load the new Nvidia driver. Now run below command to check Nvidia module.
lsmod | grep nvidia