I am getting this error:
nvidia -smi nvidia: command not found Installation steps

After running the installation of Nvidia-440 drivers using ppa, the installation is a success but I can't run smi. Also, the graphics card is defaulted to Intel in the settings. I have searched everywhere for a possible answer and need help.


smi is not a command; the command you're looking for is nvidia-smi.

  • My mistake, but I forgot that there's actually a different problem. NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver. Make sure that the latest NVIDIA driver is installed and running. & I have tried manual installing like other answers had suggested, and nothing is working. – Aayog Koirala Nov 8 '19 at 2:05
  • You should post another question then. – ajgringo619 Nov 8 '19 at 2:06

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