Ubuntu Launches Its "Fresh" Proprietary Driver PPA

Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 12 August 2015 at 12:19 PM EDT. 10 Comments
Following yesterday's article about Ubuntu developers wanting to make it easier to run the newest proprietary NVIDIA drivers, a new PPA has been established.

The new Personal Package Archive is simply called Proprietary GPU Drivers. So far this proprietary driver PPA just contains the updated NVIDIA Linux drivers, including the latest stable 352 series as well as the exciting new 355.06 Beta. There's also the respective packages for libvdpau, nvidia-settings, and vdpauinfo. There are not any AMD Catalyst driver package updates in the PPA right now.

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This new proprietary driver PPA can be found here. Enabling this unofficial driver source on your Ubuntu Linux system for the freshest NVIDIA binary drivers should be as easy as sudo apt-add-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa.
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