Installing the latest upstream NVIDIA graphics driver on Ubuntu could be about to get much easier.
Ubuntu developers are considering the creation of a brand new ‘official’ PPA to distribute the latest closed-source NVIDIA binary drivers to desktop users.
The move would benefit Ubuntu gamers without risking the stability of the OS for everyone else.
New upstream drivers would be installed / updated from the PPA only when a user explicitly opts-in. Everyone else would continue to receive and use the stable NVIDIA Linux driver snapshot from the Ubuntu archive.
Submitted by: Joey-Elijah Sneddon