How to Install Nvidia Driver in Debian Jessie 8

December 11, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Debian 8 Nvidia Driver Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Download and Install Nvidia Driver for Debian Jessie 8 GNU/Linux.

The Nvidia Driver Debian Jessie Setup is Simple and involves only the Execution of few Basic Shell Commands.

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  1. Download Latest Driver Linux Debian Driver

    Titan 64-bit Driver

    Search for Driver & Linux 64-bit.

  2. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Nvidia Driver in Debian Jessie 8 - Open Terminal
  3. Then to Stop X Server & Go to Runlevel 3

    Killing Debian UI
  4. Access the Target location
    (Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or when Downloaded with Firefox may be into the Temporary directory /tmp/mozilla*)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:

    cd /tmp/mozilla*

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

    ls .
  5. Installing 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 see: How to Enable sudo
    If some Issues then See the Readme file on Bottom…
    Eventually to Edit the X Configuration file Post-installation Run:

    nvidia-xconfig

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