Debian 9 - Install Nvidia Drivers
If you wish to install the nvidia drivers, run the steps below.
Add the non-free sources
sudo editor /etc/apt/sources.list
Append the following lines to the end of the file (if you don't have them already).
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch main contrib non-free deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch main deb http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch-updates main contrib non-free deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch-updates main deb http://security.debian.org/ stretch/updates main contrib non-free deb-src http://security.debian.org/ stretch/updates main
Now install nvidia-detect and run it.
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt install nvidia-detect -y nvidia-detect
Detected NVIDIA GPUs: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller : NVIDIA Corporation GM107 [GeForce GTX 750 Ti] [10de:1380] (rev a2) Checking card: NVIDIA Corporation GM107 [GeForce GTX 750 Ti] (rev a2) Your card is supported by the default drivers and legacy driver series 340. It is recommended to install the nvidia-driver package.
Follow its instructions which will probably state as above, to install the nvidia-driver package
sudo apt-get install nvidia-driver
Then reboot for the changes to take effect.
First published: 16th August 2018