How-to Install Nvidia GeForce 10 375.39 Driver on Ubuntu 64bit Linux

February 17th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Ubuntu GeForce 10 Driver Installation

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the NVIDIA GeForce 10 Series Display Driver 375.39 for Ubuntu amd64 GNU/Linux Desktops.

NVidia Supported Graphical Cards:

  • NVIDIA TITAN X (Pascal)
  • GeForce GTX 1080
  • GeForce GTX 1070
  • GeForce GTX 1060
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • GeForce GTX 1050

The GeForce 10 Series Driver Installation on Ubuntu is Simple and Involves only the Execution of some Shell Commands.

How-to Install Nvidia GeForce 10 Series Driver on Ubuntu - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Nvidia GeForce 10 Series Driver on Ubuntu - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download Latest GeForce 10 Ubuntu Driver

    Get GeForce 10 64bit Driver

  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 GeForce 10 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 the Installation Fails then See the Readme file on Bottom…

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