How to Install NVIDIA Proprietary drivers on Kali Linux 2

Run the following commands to update, and install the needed NVIDIA driver

apt-get update
apt-get dist-upgrade
apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)
apt-get install nvidia-kernel-dkms nvidia-xconfig

Disable the nouveau driver, and reboot.

sed 's/quiet/quiet nouveau.modeset=0/g' -i /etc/default/grub
update-grub
nvidia-xconfig 
reboot

You also might want to install these.

 apt-get install nvidia-settings nvidia-smi nvidia-cuda-toolkit

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