What are is the LATEST STABLE proprietary drivers for UBUNTU 16.04 and NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050 (4gb)? There are simply too many answers which I have compiled below:
Nvidia site says 450(450.66) is the latest for GTX 1050 (not Ubuntu version specific)
- download from Nvidia site and install
- apt-get has its own install
sudo apt-get nvidia-\*\*450\*\*,
Additional drivers tab in
Software and Updatesonly shows version
graphics-driversPPA's have not been added yet.
Current long-lived branch release:
nvidia-430(430.40) Dropped support for Fermi series (https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4656)
Launchpad also says old branch for GeForce 10 series (1050) is 390.129
Old long-lived branch release:
nvidia-390(390.129) For GF1xx GPUs use
Launchpad here shows overview of packages (scroll down).
Here the version names contain 16.04 for
Ubuntu recommended drivers shows different version for ubuntu. If I go by this then only
384has supported versions for 16.04 (Xenial Xerus)
These are some ofthe links I looked into:
 --> https://askubuntu.com/a/851144/443958
 --> https://launchpad.net/~graphics-drivers/+archive/ubuntu/ppa
 --> https://askubuntu.com/a/937898/443958
 --> ubuntu 18.04 how do I install drivers for my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050?
 --> How do I install the Nvidia drivers?