Quote Originally Posted by anonymous_user View Post
I find an easier way to install the drivers is to use a PPA such as:

https://launchpad.net/~rvm/+archive/libs

And then install "nvidia-180-modaliases". Now the drivers will be available in jockey (Restricted Drivers Manager).
Please follow this method instead of the OP's method .. installing from a ppa/deb file will always work with dkms which is needed if there are any kernel updates. Plus its easier to remove and change to another driver version if you need to.