Nvidia GTX 970 Ubuntu 16.04 Driver How-to Download & Install

August 5th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Nvidia GTX 970 Ubuntu 16.04

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest NVIDIA GTX 970 Display Driver on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS amd64 GNU/Linux Desktops.

The NVIDIA GTX 970 Ubuntu Driver Install is Simple and Involves only the Execution of some Shell Commands.

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  1. Download Latest GTX 970 Linux Ubuntu Driver

    Get GTX 970 64bit Driver

    Search for GTX 970 & Linux 64-bit.

  2. Then Stop X Server & Go to Runlevel 3

    Killing Ubuntu UI
  3. Access the Target location
    (Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:

    cd /tmp/mozilla*

    To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:

    ls .
  4. Installing GTX 970 Driver
    First give Execution Permission:

    sudo chmod +x ./NVIDIA-Linux*.run

    Then Execute the Installer with:

    sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux*.run

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    If some Issues then See the Readme file on Bottom…

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