Install nVidia GPU driver in Ubuntu 16.04

– Install nVidia GPU driver in Ubuntu 16.04:

$ sudo apt-get purge nvidia-*

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa

(install nVidia drivers from PPA source)

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-375

(version 375 is current long-lived branch release as of 2017/07, check latest version here. If want to use newer versions, change version number, e.g. nvidia-375 –> nvidia-384)

$ sudo reboot

(reboot to activate GPU drive)

– Check nVidia driver version:

$ nvidia-smi

If the driver is correctly installed, the result is as image below:

thanh_nvidia_msi_result_ubuntu_16

 

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