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 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 Eventually to Configure the X Server after Setup run:


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