I have a 10 year old computer with a brand new gt 1030. I just installed ubuntu (pristine installation).
I have tried both proprietary drivers and nouveau both error with the message:
/build/vulkan-tools-KEbD_A/vulkan-tools-220.127.116.11+dfsg1/vulkaninfo/vulkaninfo.h:477: failed with ERROR_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
When I search that error I find that usually means the card doesn’t support vulkan. But nvidia says it does: