How To Install Nvidia Drivers on Manjaro 21

Install Nvidia Drivers on Manjaro 21

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Nvidia Drivers on Manjaro 21. For those of you who didn’t know, Nvidia is a graphics processing chip manufacturer that currently generates most of its revenue from the sales of graphics processing units (GPUs), which are used for competitive gaming, professional visualization. Installing NVIDIA drivers on Manjaro Linux is an easy task that can be done in less than a minute. Manjaro includes a tool that can detect the graphics card model and install the appropriate NVIDIA drivers. Alternatively, you can download and install the drivers from the NVIDIA site.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of the Nvidia Drivers on a Manjaro 21 (Ornara).


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Manjaro 21
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo useror access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Nvidia Drivers on Manjaro 21 Ornara

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:

sudo pacman -Syu

Step 2. Installing Nvidia Drivers on Manjaro 21.

Install Nvidia Drivers using Manjaro Repository. Now run the following command into your terminal to install it:

sudo mhwd -a pci nonfree 0300

Once complete, reboot your system to complete the process. You can then confirm that the driver has been installed and is working by entering the following command below:

mhwd -li

Next, configure the resolution/refresh rate to further your graphic card:

sudo nvidia-settings

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Nvidia Driver. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the Nvidia Drivers on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Nvidia website.

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