How-to Install Nvidia GeForce 900 375.39 Driver on Ubuntu 64bit Linux

February 17th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Ubuntu GeForce 900 Driver Installation

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the NVIDIA GeForce 900 Series Display Driver 375.39 for Ubuntu amd64 GNU/Linux Desktops.

NVidia Supported Graphical Cards:

  • GeForce GTX TITAN X
  • GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980M
  • GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 970M
  • GeForce GTX 965M
  • GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 960M
  • GeForce GTX 950, GeForce GTX 950M
  • GeForce 945M
  • GeForce 940M, GeForce 940MX
  • GeForce 930M, GeForce 930MX
  • GeForce 920M, GeForce 920MX
  • GeForce 910M

The GeForce 900 Series Driver Installation on Ubuntu is Simple and Involves only the Execution of some Shell Commands.

How-to Install Nvidia GeForce 900 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 900 Series Driver on Ubuntu - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download Latest GeForce 900 Ubuntu Driver

    Get GeForce 900 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 900 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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