Yet Another Guide on How to install Nvidia Drivers on Linux.

  • gcc (C compiler)
  • make (utility used to automate compilation process)
  • linux-headers (kernel source files necessary to build kernel modules)
$ sudo apt install gcc make linux-headers-$(uname -r)
$ sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64–450.80.02.run --silent
$ lsmod | grep nvidia
$ nvidia-smi
Output from nvidia-smi
$ ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64–450.80.02.run --extract-only
$ ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64–450.80.02.run --target [NewDir]
$ ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64–450.80.02.run --advanced-options
blacklist nouveau
options nouveau modeset=0
$ sudo update-initramfs -u
$ ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64–450.80.02.run --uninstall

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