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I had set my Nvidia , and it is working. My CUDA compiler in Ubuntu is now working.

Now, I do not want Sotware Center update my nvidia at all... , how can I force software center not update my Nvidia graphix card at all? If somebody know how to remove automatic update from Software Center please let know.

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You just have to put the packages on hold. See this excellent post on how to:

How to prevent updating of a specific package?

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This documentation page contains instructions for putting a hold on a package, both on the command line and using the synaptic package manager (the latter is probably easier, providing synaptic is installed).

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PinningHowto

The package you want to lock is probably "nvidia-current".

I am not sure how this will interact with a future distribution upgrade. You may need to manually unpin the package before doing so.

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