NVIDIA RTX 3080 driver on Debian 10 (buster)

How to install the NVIDIA RTX 3080 driver on Debian 10 (buster)

The NVIDIA driver for the RTX 3080 GPU is currently in experimental stage for Debian 10 (buster),thus this driver is not yet available as part of a standard Debian 10 repository.

In this article you will learn how to install Nvidia RTX 3080 driver on Debian 10 Buster using the official NVIDIA driver as well as how to install NVIDIA RTX 3080 driver from a Debian backports repository.

UBUNTU USER?
In case you are Ubuntu Linux user, please navigate to the following guide on how to install NVIDIA driver on Ubuntu Linux.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install Nvidia driver from a Debian backports repository
  • How to install Nvidia driver from the official Nvidia package
  • How to disable nouveau driver
  • How to install Nvidia driver prerequisites

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Nvidia RTX 3080 Hashrate on HiveOS Linux

Nvidia RTX 3080 Ethereum Hashrate and Mining Overclock settings on HiveOS Linux

This article will provide you with the information on how to overclock your Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics card for a best performance and Hashrate/Watt efficiency. We have performed number of tests by modifying memory clock and absolute core clock parameters on Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics card to determine the best configuration.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • What hashrate (ethash) to expect from your Nvidia RTX 3080 card
  • What Hashrate/Watt efficiency ratio to expect from your Nvidia RTX 3080 card
  • Recommended overclocking settings for best hash rate
  • Recommended overclocking settings for best efficiency

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How to install Starcraft 2 on Ubuntu Linux

How to install Starcraft 2 on Ubuntu Linux

In this Linux guide you will learn how to install Starcraft 2 on Ubuntu Linux. The Starcraft 2 game has been released free of charge for anyone with registered Battle.net account. Before you proceed with the installation make sure that you have correctly installed an appropriate VGA driver whether it is for your NVIDIA or Radeon graphic card.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install Wine
  • How to install Lutris
  • How to install Battle.net and prerequisites
  • How to download and install Startcraft 2 via Lutris

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Installed NVIDIA drivers on Manjaro 21 Linux.

How to install the NVIDIA drivers on Manjaro 21 Linux

The objective is to install the NVIDIA drivers on Manjaro 21 Linux. This article will discuss two methods of Nvidia driver installation in the following order:

  • Automatic Install using the standard Manjaro Repository.
  • Manual Install using the Official nvidia.com driver.

To install Nvidia driver on other Linux distributions, follow our Nvidia Linux Driver guide.

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Successful Phoronix Test Suite installation on Manjaro 21 Linux

How to install Phoronix Test Suite on Manjaro 21 Linux

Phoronix Test Suite is a video graphic card (VGA) benchmark tool for Linux. In the following tutorial we will perform an installation of Phoronix Test Suite on Manjaro 21 Linux from Arch User Repository using command line tools makepkg and pacman .

In this How to install Phoronix Test Suite on Manjaro 21 Linux tutorial you will learn:

  • How to clone the latest Phoronix Test Suite AUR repository.
  • How to Build Phoronix Test Suite package.
  • How to install Phoronix Test Suite AUR package.

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Nvidia Linux Driver

Install the Latest Nvidia Linux Driver

Most of the modern Linux Desktop systems come with Nvidia driver pre-installed in a form of the Nouveau open-source graphics device driver for Nvidia video cards. Hence depending on your needs and in most of the situations there is no need for an additional Nvidia Linux Driver installation procedure.

The only reason could be that you wish to squeeze as much power as possible from the Nvidia VGA card and in that case you may attempt to install the official proprietary Nvidia Linux driver. Some Linux distributions offer the proprietary driver pre-packaged as part of its standard package repository making the entire Nvidia Linux Driver procedure extremely easy to follow.

As already mentioned the other alternative is to download and install the Nvidia Linux Driver directly from the Nvidia.com website. This procedure usually involves more hands on approach and it is rather intermediate Linux system administration job.

WARNING
Installation of the Nvidia Linux Driver from a 3rd party sources such as the proprietary Nvidia Linux driver from Nvidia.com or via PPA repository may result in an unstable system. From this reason if there is no real need for the Nvidia Linux Driver upgrade you are recommended to remain with the open source Nouveau driver.

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Ethereum Mining on Ubuntu and Debian

Ethereum Mining on Ubuntu and Debian

Ethereum has established itself as one of the big players in the cryptocurrency world. It’s value has been on a steady rise for well over a year, and it’s one of the most widely traded coins in the world.

Ethereum is also an open source technology, and the Ethereum blockchain is powering a whole new wave of web development and web technologies. Even though the initial wave of interest in Ethereum has subsided, it’s clearly not too late to get involved.

If you aren’t running the AMDGPU-PRO drivers, check out our guide on installing OpenCL for open source AMDGPU before going any further.

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VA-API setting enabled in Firefox on Linux

Firefox with VA-API on Linux

The Video Acceleration API, developed by Intel, has been enjoying widespread support in a variety of software, including the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox. The VA-API is an API for hardware acceleration that allows a computer to offload video decoding and encoding tasks to a system’s video card, a task that historically has taken place in the CPU.

In this guide, we’ll talk about Firefox’s VA-API setting. This will include a brief introduction to what it is and how it works, as well as how to enable or disable the setting on a Linux system. Keep reading if you want to give the VA-API setting a try, potentially speeding up your web browser’s video playback a great deal.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • What is Video Acceleration API in Firefox?
  • How to enable or disable VA-API

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Pop!_OS desktop

Pop!_OS vs Ubuntu Linux

Pop!_OS and Ubuntu are both popular Linux distributions, each of which has their pros and cons, differences, and similarities to the other.

In this guide, we’ll be comparing the two distributions across a few key areas and giving a brief review of both distros. Read on to learn more about Pop!_OS and Ubuntu, and how they compare. By the end of this article, you’ll be armed with enough information to choose the best distro for your needs.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • Pop!_OS and Ubuntu background information
  • Pop!_OS and Ubuntu similarities and differences
  • Which distro should I use, Pop!_OS or Ubuntu?

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