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nvidia-update - Simple way to install nVidia web drivers

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It didn't work for me: (The Installer encountered an error that caused the installation to fail. Please contact the software manufacturer for assistance. The package is attempting to install content on the system volume.)
 

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It didn't work for me: (The Installer encountered an error that caused the installation to fail. Please contact the software manufacturer for assistance. The package is attempting to install content on the system volume.)
what version of macOS are you running?
 
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Hi! Is there any chance that this script could work if I made a mistake and I've update the nvidia driver and now the boot is stuck and doesn't work? (I'm on high sierra). I tried to paste and copy the script via terminal on recovery mode but nothing happens :(
 
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i used this for my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB and while it installed the latest, i'm still seeing issues like tabs in Safari flicker (image attached, on my end they're black, but when i screenshots them they turn back to grey), buttons show up with a white box pops up instead of just the words..... Any help would be great! Thanks.
Same problem with same card, you have fixed it?
Thanks
 
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Thanks, you save my life!!
 
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Well shoot, so many people had good luck with this so I tried it. I wish it had worked for me, but did not. It did change my driver from 378.10.10.10.25.156 to 378.10.10.10.25.106 but it still does not see my card and the graphics lags badly. Maybe because I am running an X99.
I am not very good at this and several people had to help get me to where it is now. The graphics is one of the last things that I would love to get working. Setting the Nvidia web drivers just gets me a black screen.
Thanks for the script anyway. It took some work, I'm sure and it looks like it helped most people.
 
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Given the recent issues with official nVidia web driver releases (namely 387.10.10.10.25.156 and 387.10.10.10.25.157), I decided to put together a dead simple one-stop solution for updating to the latest reliable nVidia web drivers.

It's called nvidia-update and hopefully makes life easier for you guys.

https://github.com/Benjamin-Dobell/nvidia-update

The script is open-source (MIT licensed) and pull requests are welcome.

It does the following:

  • Checks for official driver updates for your version of macOS.
  • Cross-references against a list of blacklisted drivers, that it'll avoid installing (by default).
  • Properly uninstalls old drivers.
  • Downloads and installs the latest non-blacklisted drivers.
  • On-the-fly patches driver packages so they can be installed on your version of macOS (if necessary).
  • Patches drivers that you've already installed, if they no longer match your macOS version i.e. post macOS update.
The script has a fair few smarts to it, but is implemented more robustly/carefully than some of the alternatives out there. For example, instead of manually copying files to hard-coded paths, all installation and uninstallation takes place by running nVidia's package (.pkg) files; which install to the correct location and properly clean-up after themselves.

Execution

Simply paste the following line in a terminal:

bash <(curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Benjamin-Dobell/nvidia-update/master/nvidia-update.sh)

You can of course download/save the script to your computer if you prefer to, doing so gives you access to a couple of advanced options, but for normal use they're not required.

Clover / Boot Configuration

The script doesn't mess with any boot behaviour on your system, and Clover setup is left up to you. You'll likely want the following kernel extensions installed in your EFI Clover kext directory:

How do you run Lilu and WhateverGreen exactly? sorry I'm super noob here, Im trying to get my gtx 670 to work on Mojave or Catalina or Big Sur lol hopefully you can help me. Thanks in advance for you are wise!
 
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