This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install NVIDIA Driver 440.82 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 and LinuxMint
Nvidia Linux Display Driver is a proprietary, yet freely distributed OpenGL video driver that aims to offer support for Nvidia graphics cards on any Linux kernel-based operating system.
Changelog in NVIDIA Driver 440.82
- Added a workaround for Steam Play title DOOM Eternal, which overrides application requested memory locations, to ensure performance-critical resources be placed in video memory.
- Allow presenting from queue families which only expose VK_QUEUE_COMPUTE_BIT when using XCB in addition to Xlib surfaces.
- Fixed a bug that caused render-offloaded applications to crash on exit.
- Fixed a driver installation failure on Linux kernel 5.6 release candidates, where the NVIDIA kernel module failed to build with error “implicit declaration of function ‘timespec_to_ns,getrawmonotonic'”.
How to Install NVIDIA Driver 440.82 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint
Step 1: Verify the model of NVIDIA graphic card
From the above output, we can see the recommended driver is nvidia-driver-440 and we can install that.
Step 2: Add the proprietary GPU drivers PPA
Step 3: Update the repository
Step 4: Install NVIDIA Driver 440.82
Once the installation is done, reboot the server and the settings will be reflected
Uninstall NVIDIA Driver 440.82
If you are planning to remove the drivers use the below command and also remove the nvidia driver PPA
To remove the NVIDIA Driver run