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How can I get the version number of my Nvidia driver in Ubuntu?

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Open Terminal and type this:

cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version

You'll see something similar to this:

NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86 Kernel Module  260.19.06  Mon Sep 13 06:35:06 PDT 2010
GCC version:  gcc version 4.4.5 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.4.4-14ubuntu5)

The version number in my case is 260.19.06

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