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I'm trying to install the latest x-swat nvidia drivers. I follow the process described here.

It seems to work ok, i.e. my repository shows the right version (304.43), but when I load the Nvidia X Server Settings application it still shows Nvidia Driver Version: 295.49

I tried purging, rebooting, reinstalling. Nothing seems to make an effect (at least on the Nvidia X Server Settings app).

Any suggestion why this is happening or how to wipe the driver and install the latest one?

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Strange to say, I have the same problem with a GT440. After install and reboot, the old 295 driver is still present and current. Any idea ?

giuliano@saturn:~$ uname -a

Linux saturn 3.2.0-29-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 27 17:03:23 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updatese

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings

sudo shutdown -r now

giuliano@saturn:~$ nvidia-settings -v

nvidia-settings: version 295.33 (buildd@allspice) Fri Mar 30 15:25:24 UTC 2012 The NVIDIA X Server Settings tool.

giuliano@saturn:~$ nvidia-settings -q GPUs

1 GPU on saturn:0

[0] saturn:0[gpu:0] (GeForce GT 440)
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