How-to Install NVIDIA GTX 1070 Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial 64bit Easy Guide

May 15th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial GTX 1070 Driver Installation

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest NVIDIA GTX 1070 Display Driver on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS amd64 GNU/Linux Desktops.

The GTX 1070 Driver Installation on Linux Ubuntu is Simple and Involves only the Execution of some Shell Commands.

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  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Nvidia GTX 1070 Driver on Ubuntu - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download Latest GTX 1070 Linux Ubuntu Driver

    Get GTX 1070 64bit Driver

    Search for GTX 1070 & Linux 64-bit.

  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. Then to Stop X Server & Go to Runlevel 3

    Killing Linux UI
  5. Installing GTX 1070 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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