Nvidia is constantly improving its GPU software to make your user experience even more comfortable. But sometimes you can’t update Nvidia drivers on auto-mode. There are a few reasons for it: maybe you turn off auto-load, or some glitches prevent this process. In this article, we will show three ways to update Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu (Linux) and Windows devices.
You have three methods to get up-to-date software for your GPU. You can manually download and install it from the Nvidia site. You can load a GeForce to update the driver: with this app, you can adjust GPU settings and set automatic updates. Those are two ways for Windows computers.
But what to do if you have the Ubuntu system? You can still use the Nvidia website or update GPU drivers with the built-in Additional Drivers app. macOS systems don’t work with Nvidia, so there is no way to load GPU software on iMac or MacBook.
It’s the simplest way to maintain the fresh Nvidia GPU driver. Use this easy instruction:
If you want to save time researching Nvidia graphics card updates, use their official app. It detects PC adjustments. So if you decide to change the GPU for a more recent option, the app will track it and offer you to get new software for it.
It’s an Nvidia official app that allows you to change the GPU settings. You can also set Nvidia graphics card updates, so you don’t need to check this app in the future. Here is how you can install GPU software:
You can set auto-updates for your GPU on this app. Open the Settings tab, and visit the General menu. Find the Downloads folder and check Auto-download. The application will automatically download the latest GPU software and notify you.
You can still update the NVidia graphics driver if you have the Ubuntu system. It will take more time, approximately 3-5 minutes. Here is your instruction:
Go to the Nvidia site and open the Drivers tab. The system will automatically detect your configuration and pick up the suitable driver. Download and manually launch it.
Open the GeForce Experience application and visit the Drivers tab. Find the available download and click Install. Wait for 3-5 minutes until your computer installs it. Restart the PC.
You have three ways to get fresh software for your Nvidia GPU. The most accessible one is to use the Nvidia website. It has drivers both for Windows and Ubuntu. Run the installation wizard manually to launch new updates.
Windows users can run a GeForce Experience tool which allows them to adjust and automate the installation process. Ubuntu users should launch a built-in Additional Drivers application.