Short and precise: I would like to install and activate the most recent proprietary NVIDIA drivers from the repositories without using Jockey. How can I do that?
In terminal you can install nvidia drivers by typing the following:
If you decide you want to install the NVidia driver from the
Getting the Driver
Installing the Driver
You cannot install by double-clicking on the
Once you have the
There are different ways by which you can install Nvidia drivers on to your system. Before installing by any of the method it is recommended that whether your Nvidia card supports " optimus " Technology. you can see if it supports Optimus technology by following command
If your output is something like this that, it shows both intel and nvidia controller it means your nvidia card supports Optimus technology and you have to follow different method to install nvidia drivers.
if your output shows only nvidia compatible controller then you can install latest drivers on your system by just one command in terminal code:
if you want to activate your drivers follow these steps
if you have optimus technology supported nvidia card, you can install nvidia drivers by using "bumblebee". The details of what is bumblebee and how to install drivers can be found on these links.