How to Install Latest Nvidia Driver on Ubuntu 24.04

April 15, 2024 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Ubuntu 24.04 Installing Latest NVIDIA Driver Guide

Hi! The tutorial provides a comprehensive, step-by-step guide on How to Install the Latest NVIDIA Graphics and GPU Drivers for Ubuntu 24.04 Noble LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

The NVIDIA Driver Ubuntu Noble Setup is a breeze, requiring just a few straightforward Shell Commands to complete.

Most noteworthy: first try with the Recommended NVIDIA Driver Setup from Apt Ubuntu Repo, and then possibly the Generic for Linux.

Especially relevant, the Latest Driver supporting a Device may vary over Time, so before the Setup you should check:

Finally, with the nvidia-settings Tool you can configure Brightness, Gamma, XVideo attributes, Temperature, and OpenGL.

NVIDIA Latest Generic Ubuntu Driver Installation Guide - Featured
  1. 1. Setting Up NVIDIA Driver Repo

    How to Add NVIDIA Graphics and GPU Drivers Linux Ubuntu PPA Repo

  2. 2. Installing NVIDIA Driver from Apt Repo

    First, possibly Find out the Required NVIDIA Driver Version:

    Then search what is available on Ubuntu Apt Repo:
    sudo apt update && apt search nvidia-driver
    If the version you found on the NVIDIA Support site matches the required NVIDIA Driver Linux Version, proceed with the setup process.
    For example, execute the following command:
    sudo apt install nvidia-driver-550 nvidia-settings
    This will ensure seamless installation of the driver, providing the necessary support for your NVIDIA graphics card.
    But if the driver is unavailable, refer to this guide: NVIDIA Generic Driver Setup.
    And in case of Issue try instead with the more powerful aptitude Package Installer.
    So first, to Install Aptitude run:
    sudo apt install aptitude
    And next try the Setup again playing:
    sudo aptitude install nvidia-driver-550 nvidia-settings
    Last, to load the New Driver Reboot:
    sudo reboot
    Else Download the NVIDIA Driver installer and follow with the Next Step…

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