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Install NVIDIA Display drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

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Every ubuntu fan guy might experienced problem related to NVIDIA Display drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or similar in his lifetime. We will be showing you how to Install NVIDIA Display drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or handle some problems relating to NVIDIA Display drivers.

We had divided this into 3 parts tutorial.

  1. Downloading NVIDIA Display drivers on Ubuntu
  2. Installing NVIDIA Display drivers on Ubuntu
  3. Troubleshooting NVIDIA Display drivers on Ubuntu

Downloading NVIDIA Display drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Visit NVIDIA Download center

Choose your required machine and GPU hardware type, click Search, then click agree to terms and conditions to behind Download.

Installing NVIDIA Display drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

First you need to make the download driver executable with chmod.

$ chmod +x ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-xxx.xx.run

Install as Superuser.

$ sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-xxx.xx.run

then follow on screen installation steps to complete.

If you promoted to configure xconfig then please go ahead.

Troubleshooting NVIDIA Display drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

For any Display drivers problems or xconfig problems or blank screen problems you can reconfigure you machine to use NVIDIA Display drivers. Follow as below.

While booting you ubuntu machine choose “Recovery mode” and then boot as root user.

Machine will be booted into NON-GUI Terminal mode with superuser access.

Now navigate to where you have download NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-xxx.xx.run

$ chmod +x ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-xxx.xx.run 
$ sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-xxx.xx.run 

then follow on screen installation steps to complete.

If you promoted to configure xconfig then please go ahead.

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