Personally I prefer installing or building (maybe with a little help from m-a ) debian packages, as they have dependency-management and could be easily removed.I have installed the Nvidia drivers according to the wiki but with no success. So, how can I install the drivers successfully on Debian Jessie?
Debian kernel was compiled with Now everything's ready to install the driver.
Choose the latest appropriate driver depending on your Linux platform (32- or 64-bit) and your graphic card model. In order to install these packages, insert the first Debian installation DVD into your optical drive, open the Terminal and run the following command as root: # apt-get install make gcc gcc-4.1 linux-headers* -y Note: It is assumed that you have the Debian DVD 1 as one of your software repositories, the case which is satisfied by default.
It installs the kernel-headers, if you have a debian-kernel automatically.
Then you will also need nvidia-glx and nvidia-kernel-common.
If your Kernel is not in the list, you need nvidia-kernel-source and m-a.
Then you can type to compile the kernel module using module-assistant.