Nvidia 295.49 has been released!

Nvidia 295.49 driver has been released! The new release added support  for GeForce GTX 690, Fixed a problem where starting, stopping, and moving OpenGL application windows was very slow on Quadro FX 4600, Quadro FX 5600, GeForce 8800 GTX, GeForce 8800 GTS, and GeForce 8800 Ultra, and fixed an OpenGL performance regression which affected Geforce 6 and Geforce 7 series integrated GPUs.

Install Nvidia 295.49 in Linux:

For Ubuntu and LinuxMint use the following PPA:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current

– For Debian Squeeze use the following script.

– For other Linux distributions, you need to download and install the driver manually

First Download the driver from this link (32bit or 64bit),
cd the directory where you downloaded the file, in my case :

cd /home/zinovsky/Downloads

Now open terminal and run the following command:

sudo sh ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86-295.49.run

Then follow the installation instructions.

Activate the new driver and Reboot.

  • Otto Linzing

    On the “Ubuntu-X” Team page I still can’t see this version.
    Are you sure?

  • Pachuca

    Can I use this ppa of nvidia for my card NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [GeForce GT 520] in ubuntu 12.04? I have had some problems with this version of ubuntu 12.04, and my card driver nvidia.

  • Otto Linzing

    Thank you for your answer.