Nvidia GTX 980 Drivers Debian Buster How to Download & Install

December 12, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Debian Buster NVIDIA GTX 980 Install

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Driver in Debian Buster 10.

The NVIDIA GTX 980 Debian 10 Driver Setup is Simple and involves only the Execution of a few Basic Shell Commands.

Finally, with the nvidia-settings Tool you can configure Brightness, Gamma, XVideo attributes, Temperature, and OpenGL.

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  1. Download Latest GTX 980 Linux Debian Driver

    GTX 980 64-bit Driver

    Search for GTX 980 & Linux 64-bit.

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

    NVIDIA GTX 980 Drivers Debian Buster How to Download & Install - 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 GTX 980 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…
    And Possibly to Configure the X Server after Setup run:


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