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Install NVidia 1080Ti Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04

NVidia 1080TI Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04

How to guide for installing drivers for the NVidia 1080TI Video Card

sudo bash

echo blacklist nouveau > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf

echo options nouveau modeset=0 >> /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf

update-initramfs -u


Login and then:

sudo bash

dpkg   – -add-architecture i386

apt-get update

apt-get install build-essential libc6:i386 -y

apt-get install pkg-config
apt-get install xorg -y

Login and then

sudo bash

mkdir /installs && mkdir /installs/drivers && mkdir /installs/drivers/nvidia && cd /installs/drivers/nvidia

Find the drivers from here:

Make sure you select the drivers for the Linux 64-bit operating system

Then run
wget and the link that was provided above

Once it is downloaded you will need to run
chmod 755 ./NVI*

This will begin the installation

Install the 32-bit compatibility libraries

Install and Overwrite with the full version of libglvnd if prompted

Select Yes to run the nvidia-xconfig utility to automatically update your X configuration

Click OK when the installation has completed


Login as your normal user

Type nvidia-smi to verify all of your adapters show up

That’s it.  Thanks for reading!

The hardware that I used in this guide:
Gigabyte AORUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (QTY 6):

Motherboard (QTY 1):

CPU (QTY 1):

Memory (QTY 1):

Hard Drive (QTY 1):

Risers (QTY 6):

Power Supplies (QTY 2):

Add2PSU (QTY 1):

Power Switch (QTY 1):