The objective is to install the NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo Linux.

To install Nvidia driver on other Linux distributions, follow our Nvidia Linux Driver guide.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to perform an automatic Nvidia driver installation using standard Ubuntu Repository
  • How to perform a Nvidia driver installation using PPA repository
  • How to install the official driver

Create ubuntu package repository

This guide will show how to configure a local repository server based on Ubuntu Bionic, but it can be adapted to a previous version of Ubuntu or even to any distribution using Aptitude as the main package management system, like Debian or Mint. You might typically want to setup a local repository to save Internet bandwidth.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to install the required software on the server
  • How to select which repositories to mirror on the server
  • How to mirror selecting repositories locally on the server
  • How to configure the Linux client to use the local repository server

As stated above we are not considering a public or country mirror for this tutorial, but if you want to implement it consider that:

  • Your network bandwidth becomes very important
  • You need to register the repository to the Ubuntu list of mirrors
  • You must sync the mirror at least four times a day
  • Because you must mirror all previous versions you might need 2 TB or more of disk space

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