Installing nVidia Drivers
Installing nVidia Drivers on a OpenSUSE Leap 15:
# zypper addrepo --refresh https://download.nvidia.com/opensuse/leap/15.0 NVIDIA # zypper inr -r NVIDIA
Installing nVidia Drivers on a Linux Machine:
Step 1: Visit nVidia driver website and download the latest driver for your nVidia Card: http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html
Step 2: Bring up your terminal and type: "init 3" and hit enter to go into runlevel 3 to install drivers.
If you have rebooted and are at a blank screen with a login prompt, login as root and contiune to the next step
Step 3: Locate the new drivers that you downloaded from the nVidia website and use the following command:
chmod +x nVidiaDriverName.Version.run
(This should install the driver on your machine)
Step 4: Then use the following command to enable your nVidia drivers.
For OpenSUSE Leap 42.3 and earlier:
nvidia-settings (& save the xorg file in the following location: /etc/X11/Xorg.conf)
Step 5: Test your screen and exit the nvidia-settings and reload your interface 5 by "init 5" and your nVidia drivers should be installed.
Addtional links and help:
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(Note: For CUDA Developers drivers, download the latest version from the following website:
https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads and follow the same installation process from Step 2)