Proprietary GPU Drivers

PPA description

Fresh drivers from upstream, currently shipping Nvidia.

## Current Status

Current short-lived branch release: `nvidia-396` (396.24)
Dropped support for Fermi series (

Current long-lived branch release: `nvidia-390` (390.48)
Old long-lived branch release: `nvidia-384` (384.130)

For G8x, G9x and GT2xx GPUs use `nvidia-340` (340.106)
For NV4x and G7x GPUs use `nvidia-304` (304.137) End-Of-Life!

Support timeframes for Unix legacy GPU releases:

## What we're working on right now:

- Normal driver updates
- Help Wanted: Mesa Updates for Intel/AMD users, ping us if you want to help do this work, we're shorthanded.


This PPA is currently in testing, you should be experienced with packaging before you dive in here:

Volunteers welcome! See also:

### How you can help:

## Install PTS and benchmark your gear:

    sudo apt-get install phoronix-test-suite

Run the benchmark:

    phoronix-test-suite default-benchmark openarena xonotic tesseract gputest unigine-valley

and then say yes when it asks you to submit your results to Then grab a cup of coffee, it takes a bit for the benchmarks to run. Depending on the version of Ubuntu you're using it might preferable for you to grabs PTS from upstream directly:

## Share your results with the community:

Post a link to your results (or any other feedback to):

Remember to rerun and resubmit the benchmarks after driver upgrades, this will allow us to gather a bunch of data on performance that we can share with everybody.

If you run into old documentation referring to other PPAs, you can help us by consolidating references to this PPA.

If someone wants to go ahead and start prototyping on `software-properties-gtk` on what the GUI should look like, please start hacking!

## Help us Help You!

We use the donation funds to get the developers hardware to test and upload these drivers, please consider donating to the "community" slider on the donation page if you're loving this PPA:

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

Display sources.list entries for:
Signing key:
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For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Graphics Drivers.

PPA statistics

4 updates added during the past month.
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Overview of published packages

16 of 6 results
Package Version Uploaded by
nvidia-graphics-drivers-304 304.137-0ubuntu2 Alberto Milone (2017-11-25)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-340 340.107-0ubuntu0~gpu18.04.1 (Newer version available) Michael Marley (2018-06-13)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-390 390.87-0ubuntu0~gpu18.04.1 Michael Marley (2018-09-03)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-396 396.54-0ubuntu0~gpu18.04.1 Michael Marley (2018-08-23)
nvidia-settings 396.54-0ubuntu0~gpu18.04.1 Michael Marley (2018-08-23)
vulkan 1.1.73+dfsg-1~gpu18.04.1 Rico Tzschichholz (2018-05-04)
16 of 6 results

Latest updates

  • nvidia-graphics-drivers-390 3 weeks ago
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  • nvidia-graphics-drivers-390 3 weeks ago
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  • nvidia-graphics-drivers-390 3 weeks ago
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  • nvidia-graphics-drivers-390 3 weeks ago
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  • nvidia-graphics-drivers-396 4 weeks ago
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