How To Install The Latest Nvidia Drivers On Ubuntu 12.10

Here is a guide to install the latest Nvidia drivers. You can install the drivers by adding the “Ubuntu-X” team PPA for X Updates to your system.

To add the PPA and install the driver open a terminal window (press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates -y

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings -y

When installed close your terminal window and reboot your system.

To check if the driver is installed open a terminal window and copy+paste the following line:

sudo /sbin/lsmod | grep nvidia

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