NVIDIA released the 387.22 driver earlier today in its short-lived driver series for Linux.
NVIDIA 378.22 features:
- New GPU support: GTX 1070Ti.
- Added an nvidia.ko kernel module parameter to enable experimental handling of laptop backlight brightness through /sys/class/backlight/.
- Added G-SYNC to all supported Vulkan swapchains for Maxwell and up.
- Various other improvements and bug-fixes. See here for details.
How to Install NVIDIA 387.22 in Ubuntu:
Ubuntu 17.10, and Ubuntu 18.04 are supported at the moment of writing, check the PPA link to see if you system is supported.
1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching ‘terminal’ from application launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa && sudo apt update
Input your password when it prompts (no visual feedback while typing) and hit Enter.
2. Then launch Software & Updates -> Additional Driver utility, choose the new driver from the list and apply changes.
For some devices, there may be a black screen issue after installing NVIDIA proprietary GPU drivers. Try setting NOMODESET in grub option, or removing the proprietary driver via command:
sudo apt-get purge nvidia*
You may need to boot into recovery mode -> root prompt, or press Ctrl+Alt+F1 on login screen to get into command console.