How To Install Nvidia Drivers In Ubuntu

In this article dollar1hosts will give you how you can easily install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu. Follow the steps and install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu.

If you are using an older version of Ubuntu, or if you aren’t notified about additional drivers, you can launch the installation yourself.

Step 1 : Go to Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers

Then you’ll see that Nvidia drivers are not in use.

Step 2 : To Check or tick the box underneath Enabled to enable the drivers.

Step 3 : Click Enable Driver.

Step 4 : Wait for the installer file to download.

Step 5 : Open the downloaded file.

Step 6 : Right click on downloaded file and mark it as execute.

Step 7 : The drivers can only be installed in command mode, under sudo and the graphics daemon must not be running.

Step 8 : Switch to command mode tty CTRL+ALT+F1, then run following command to stop the display manager.

SUDO SERVICE LIGHTDM STOP

Step 9 : If you see a blank screen, that means the mode resolution conflicts with improper video driver. Fix that by running this..

SUDO SED -I -E ‘S/#GRUB_TERMINAL/GRUB_TERMINAL/G’ /ETC/DEFAULT/GRUB
SUDO UPDATE-GRUB

Step 10 : Run your nvidia installer by using following command.

SUDO ./NVIDIA_750TI_350.LINUX64.RUN

Thats it,

You’ll then see that the drivers are enabled and will be available for use upon a reboot.

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