Originally Posted by weltall
It works here with ubuntu/debian and using vanilla kernels builds with make-kpkg (installed headers/image and avoided deleting the source folder which was used to build it) using 280.* series you might give a try to this solution. Personally I'd start by trying 280.x even though by checking driver sources it seems the required patches are in place for the current stable.
is there a way to delete the source folder later and still be able to install nvidia driver ?