Updating device drivers with ubuntu

Ubuntu packages and tests certain versions of the graphics drivers for each release, and doesn’t perform major updates.

For maximum stability–particularly if you don’t care about gaming–stick with the graphics drivers Ubuntu provides.

However, Ubuntu doesn't include proprietary drivers in a default installation for a number of reasons.You should have correctly identified your device as detailed in the Devices page of this guide.See also the comprehensive explanations of commands for troubleshooting your wireless.By default Ubuntu will use the open source video driver Nouveau for your NVIDIA graphics card.This driver lacks support for 3D acceleration and may not work with the very latest video cards or technologies from NVIDIA.