NVIDIA Linux driver 460.56 released with GeForce RTX 3060 support

NVIDIA today announced a new release of the 460 Linux driver series.

The new NVIDIA 460.56 driver adds GeForce RTX 3060 support. The RTX 3060 features 5,888 CUDA cores, a 1,777MHz GPU boost clock, 12 GB of GDDR6 video memory, and 170 WTGP.

NVIDIA Linux driver 460.56 released with GeForce RTX 3060 support

In addition to new GPU support, the 460.56 driver has also been fixed

  • Vulkan indexed ray payload bug,
  • A bug that could cause vkCreateDevice calls to fail on the Ampere GPU when the raytracing extension is enabled and the application is running within the Steam Linux runtime.
  • Fixed a regression that could corrupt the display when using scaled resolutions after resuming from a power management pause.

How to install NVIDIA 460.56 on Ubuntu:

Ubuntu now builds the latest NVIDIA drivers and pushes them through their own security and update repositories. However, publishing a new package will take some time.

You can just wait or use this reliable one Ubuntu PPA.. Finally, launch the Additional Drivers Utility to install and apply the new NVIDIA driver.

NVIDIA Linux driver 460.56 released with GeForce RTX 3060 support

If you can’t wait, go to the NVIDIA website and download the .run installer package (not recommended for beginners).

NVIDIA 460.56

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