Constantly having trouble with the Nvidia drivers install.

Quick howto:

If there is already any NVdiai driver installed, then run :

telinit 1 #to go to single user mode
sudo /usr/bin/nvidia-installer --latest

If to be installed freshly:

sudo su -
cd /root
wget ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/latest.txt
cat latest

This tells you the latest version then you can

wget ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/304.43/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.43.run

I have no idea why

wget ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/`cat latest.txt| awk '{print $2}'`

doesnt work, I will need to look into this deeper.

Then:

telinit 1
cd /root
apt-get remove nouveau* 
./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.43.run

Reboot afterwards

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