Cuda & Nvidia Version for Google's Container-Optimized OS

Trying to run latest cuda container on google compute engine. After much troubleshooting, realized that an nvidia driver was not installed. What is the best way to download the driver using Linux command line.

Did you follow the GCP setup instructions here:

I did, the problem specifically is the Container-optimized OS. Because of the unique OS, I don’t know A) what nvidia drivers to use & B) how to install them on that specific operating system

NVIDIA provides a VMI in the GCP Marketplace that already has the NVIDIA drivers installed - NVIDIA GPU Cloud Image for Deep Learning, Data Science, and HPC at It uses ubuntu 18.04 as an OS, however.