How To Install The Nvidia 331.38 Drivers On The Most Popular Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the Nvidia 331.38 drivers for Linux have been recently released, coming with a lot of bug-fixes and improvements. For more information, about the fixes brought by the latest update, and the Nvidia graphics cards officially supported by this driver, see the changelog.

How To Install The Nvidia 331.38 Drivers On The Most Popular Linux Systems

In this article I will show you how to install the Nvidia 331.38 Drivers on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Crunchbang, KWheezy, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, ROSA Desktop, OpenMandriva, Arch Linux and many others.

There is no repository available for the Nvidia 331.38 drivers, but we can easily download them as precompiled binaries, set execution permissions and exec them. Follow the instructions for your system’s architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Nvidia 331.38 drivers on 32 bit Linux systems:

$ wget -c us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/331.38/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-331.38.run
$ sudo chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-331.38.run
$ ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86-331.38.run

How to install Nvidia 331.20 drivers on 64 bit Linux systems:

$ wget -c us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/331.38/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-331.38.run
$ sudo chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-331.38.run
$ ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-331.38.run

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One comment on “How To Install The Nvidia 331.38 Drivers On The Most Popular Linux Systems
  1. Francesco says:

    You forgot the command : sudo service lightdm stop … otherwise it won`t run further and you get an error.

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