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I'm trying to install the latest (as of 27/09/2012) nVidia drivers for my GTX 660 through the Additional Drivers tab in System Settings. It ends up aborting, producing a log that says something about XorgDriverHandler not being installed. What do I do to fix it? I've tried to reinstall it by purging it but to no avail.

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can i have the output of: nvidia-settings --version – penreturns Sep 27 '12 at 17:04
Kindly see below. – user93114 Sep 27 '12 at 18:55

Check your current version. Open terminal Ctrl + Alt + T and run following command:

nvidia-settings --version

To install nVidia Linux Display Driver under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04, open the terminal and run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current

My advice, always choose stable release.

Refer this post


My Nvidia Driver Version

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Hi. I get the exact same output as you do when I type in the version command. I get the same error as before, with the jockey log. If I try to install through the GUI, it says that "This driver was just disabled, but is still in use.". What gives? – user93114 Sep 27 '12 at 18:54
What version are you using right now? You can set your nvidia by launch Nvidia X server from dash – penreturns Sep 27 '12 at 18:58
Unsure what you mean, but I can see 1.11.3 Server Vendor Version, 1.28 NV-CONTROL version and the 304.51 NVIDIA Driver version. – user93114 Sep 27 '12 at 19:31

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