In this article Hostdens will give you how you can easily install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu. Follow the steps and install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu.

install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu

Step 1 :  Go to System > Administration > Hardware Drivers.

Then you’ll see that Nvidia drivers are not in use.

Step 2 : To Check or tick the box underneath Enabled to enable the drivers.

Step 3 : Click Enable Driver.

Step 4 : Wait for the installer file to download.

Step 5 : Open the downloaded file.

Step 6 : Right click on downloaded file and mark it as execute.

Step 7 :  The drivers can only be installed in command mode, under sudo and the graphics daemon must not be running.

Step 8 : Switch to command mode tty CTRL+ALT+F1, then run following command to stop the display manager.

sudo service lightdm stop

Step 9 : If you see a blank screen, that means the mode resolution conflicts with improper video driver. Fix that by running this..

sudo sed -i -e ‘s/#GRUB_TERMINAL/GRUB_TERMINAL/g’ /etc/default/grub
sudo update-grub

Step 10 : Run your nvidia installer by using following command.

sudo ./NVIDIA_750TI_350.linux64.run

 

Thats it,

 

You’ll then see that the drivers are enabled and will be available for use upon a reboot.