Package Details: nvidia-beta 396.18-1

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: nvidia-beta
Description: NVIDIA driver for Arch's official 'linux' package (beta version)
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Licenses: custom:NVIDIA
Conflicts: nvidia, nvidia-173xx, nvidia-96xx
Provides: nvidia=396.18
Submitter: None
Maintainer: Det
Last Packager: Det
Votes: 337
Popularity: 2.630090
First Submitted: 2008-02-10 22:03
Last Updated: 2018-04-10 20:21

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KurisuKuronoa commented on 2018-04-23 21:08

Not only sddm, but my whole KDE installation stopped working, so I had to revert to the stable nvidia drivers.

lexikon commented on 2018-04-22 11:38

After upgrade to beta drivers my sddm show only black screen(

Vash63 commented on 2018-04-18 21:45

A note about the .02 driver, it's more than just a developer/testing release. It has massive performance improvements for DXVK that are user facing.


For anyone reading this, to avoid this on 396.18 you can set the variable "__GL_NextGenCompiler=0" to disable the new vulkan compiler.

Det commented on 2018-04-17 21:36

Not sure if the ".02" vulkan driver is really an update:

Det commented on 2018-03-20 16:54

Fixed. By the way, for nvidia-beta + nvidia-utils-beta (+lib32-nvidia-utils-beta) in a single download:

Absolutely recommended.

Det commented on 2018-03-20 16:26

Along with's maybe a bit confusing phrase, but yes, apparently forgot to bump this and -beta-all. Will fix.

bryanchuckles commented on 2018-03-20 16:23

Please bring this package up to 390.42 along with the rest of the beta suite you maintain.

Det commented on 2017-10-03 18:12

Real boring these things. They just need improvement.


Det commented on 2017-07-26 02:42

edoantonioco commented on 2017-07-25 21:52

If I want to install this on Manjaro, what am I supposed to do? And considering that I want to do it on an optimus system

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