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How can I get nVidia CUDA or OpenCL working on a laptop with nVidia discrete card/Intel Integrated Graphics?

Background: I'm a 3D artist (as a hobby) and have recently started using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a dual-boot with Windows 7. It's running on my a fairly new 64-bit Toshiba laptop with an nVidia GeForce GT ...
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Installing and testing CUDA in Ubuntu 14.04

I am uncertain about how to install CUDA in my system. looking around there are many tutorials about cuda on 12.04 LTS and a few on 13.04 and 13.10, but they all talk about acquiring a deb package ...
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Anyone has successfully installed CUDA 5.5 on Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit?

I tried to install CUDA 5.5 through deb routine, following the steps in Nvidia website, using the deb file for ubuntu 12.10 (the latest version I could found on Nv website), the installer fail to ...
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How to use Intel integrated graphic card for display and NVidia card for CUDA on a desktop

On my desktop, I have a GTX560Ti which I use for CUDA and display I have installed the installed the nvidia driver and everything works fine I have an Intel HD Graphics 3000 integrated in my CPU. I ...
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Running OpenCL apps with bumblebee

I have installed CUDA Toolkit 5.0 and nvidia-experimental-310 drivers. CUDA examples works fine with optirun but every OpenCL app fails to run with error calling clGetPlatformIDs function. I've tried ...
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No Cuda in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is there no solution for CUDA for Ubuntu 12.04? Blender uses it under windows, but Ubuntu can't handle it.
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How to install cuda 5.5 under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit?

How to install CUDA 5.5 under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit?
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System locks up, but accessible by SSH

I have been running a Python script for extended amounts of time that relies on the pyCUDA module. On two occasions, the desktop has become locked up and totally unresponsive, except, oddly, ...
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Check graphics card activity

I have an application installed which can make use of my CUDA graphics card, but I'm not sure if I have it configured correctly. Is there a way to check the graphics card activity (throughput, power ...
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installing CUDA on Ubuntu 12.10 GeForce GT 630

what are your impressions about installing CUDA API on Ubuntu 12.10? I've read about some incompatibility with gcc (here i.e.), that you have to reinstall v.4.4, but even then you can have crush of ...
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Installing CUDA on Ubuntu 12.04 with nvidia driver 295.59

I have been trying to get cuda to run on a nvidia gt 650m based laptop. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with the nvidia 295.59 driver. Also, my laptop uses Optimus so I have install the driver via ...
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Can CUDA and Gnome work together on an optimus laptop?

Here it goes, I have a laptop with an Nvidia GT520M card and I am running ubuntu 11.10. When I first installed ubuntu on my pc, I was able to use gnome3 and all was well (I suppose my laptop was ...
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Does CUDA work on 12.10?

Has anyone tryed CUDA on Ubuntu 12.10 with Blender or another programm? In the last beta of Quantal CUDA wasn't working. I would like to update from 12.04 to 12.10 final but only if CUDA still works. ...
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nvcc compiler setup Ubuntu 12.04

I successfully installed the nvidia driver and toolkit for cuda 5 (but not the samples) on a 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 box. The samples failed to install even though I previously ran sudo apt-get ...
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Installing proprietary NVIDIA driver for Geforce 9600 GT on Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to use CUDA on my Ubuntu machine with the graphics card NVIDIA Geforce 9600 GT. Installing CUDA is no problem but in order to run any CUDA code I need to install the proprietary NVIDIA ...
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setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH for CUDA

Installing the CUDA toolkit results in the following instructions being printed to the console. Please make sure your LD_LIBRARY_PATH for 64-bit Linux distributions includes ...
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Cuda 6.0/PyCuda. 'ImportError'

I had Cuda 5.5 with pycuda working great, but then I needed to upgrade to CUDA 6.0. Now when I try to run a sample PyCuda program I get this : ImportError: libcurand.so.6.0: cannot open shared ...
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Result of make command is /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcudart

I am newbie to Ubuntu and using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I want to make a project that uses cuda and opencv I got the following error when running cmake . && make Linking CXX executable ...
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Asus zenbook UX32VD: which kind of ubuntu installation? CUDA capable?

I have an asus zenbook ux32vd-r3001v with win7 64bit. I think that my laptop has win7 installed in EFI mode, but I am not sure. Could I use "Windows installer for Ubuntu Desktop" or do I need to ...
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How can I highlight C syntax in CUDA (.cu) files in nano?

I've already highlighted C syntax for .c files in nano by adding include "usr/share/nano/c.nanorc" to ~/.nanorc. Unfortunately, this only works for .c files, not for .cu (CUDA) files. How can I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10+ optimus nvidia 635m and CUDA installation?

I am trying to install CUDA on my ubuntu 12.10 as my computer has Optimus Graphic card 635m. I was able to use the card by bumblebee till I tried to install CUDA. After that I cannot run optirun. I ...
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CUDA instructions ask to stop GDM but it doesn't exist

I am trying to install and run some CUDA exemples in Ubuntu 12.04. First of all, I downloaded all .run files from http://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads, then followed the instructions at ...
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Keeping the nVidia CUDA driver in sync with kernel updates

Does anybody know if it's possible to automatically reinstall the nVidia CUDA driver on kernel updates? As of know I need to switch to a console and run the driver installer manually on kernel ...
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NVIDIA Optimus and Ubuntu 12.10

I'm new to linux environment. I have NVIDIA GEForce GT 520M which is Optimus card. I installed ubuntu 12.10 and on the top of that I installed NVIDIA's new driver 304.60 but something went wrong and ...
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CUDA & MSI GT60 with Optimus enabled GTX670M?

I have a MSI GT60 Laptop with an Optimus enabled GTX 670M GPU, and I have been trying to get CUDA going in Ubuntu 12.04 environment. I realize that Optimus is not supported in Linux, but I have read ...
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Can't detect my graphics card (Nvidia GT 620M) on Xubuntu 11.10 & 12.04

The title pretty much sums it up. I recently purchased a new laptop with a Nvidia GT 620M, in order to use CUDA. I also have an Intel integrated graphics card. I first proceeded to install the ...
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After installing CUDA on ubuntu 14.04 and restarting, got message about failure to install nvidia-340

I installed CUDA 6.5 on ubuntu 14.04, and after rebooting got a message saying the installation of nvidia-340 failed. I didn't install a driver along with CUDA (yet) although some installation ...
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How to install OpenCl and CUDA

I have desktop computer : CPU : Intel® Core™ i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 8 GPU : GeForce GTX 770/PCIe/SSE2 I would like to use OpenCL/ CUDA in my own C programs. I can use : old Ubuntu = 13.04/ 64 ...
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Install Nvidia driver for CUDA to use “GPU” option in Blender (ubuntu (13.10-) 14.04)

Same question as on the Blender stackexchange site. As a recap: I have to install the nvidia driver but how to do it? (repository or manually? And I already had problems with both, as said) My ...
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CUDA is not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm planning to start some CUDA development, so I'm trying to use the NVIDIA card that I have installed and I haven't yet be able to use (an NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [GeForce GT 630M]) because Ubuntu ...
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Installing CUDA 5.0

I want to install the CUDA 5.0 toolkit package from the Ubuntu public repository but it needs to remove my Nvidia 319.27 driver which I do not want to be removed- It needs to remove it as it has been ...
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Limiting GPU cards in a sandbox type enviorment

I am designing a server that will run student's cuda/c++ code. The server will have multiple GPU cards so that multiple programs can run at once. I would like to break up the computer in to ...
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CUDA: nVidia card has fallen off the bus

I am starting programming with CUDA but I am facing a very hard to fix problem: After some time the systems gives the error: NVRM: GPU at 0000:03:00.0 has fallen off the bus And the computer needs ...
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I attempted to install cuda drivers, and now almost everything is broken

I tried to install CUDA tookit 5.0 on ubuntu 12.04 and the installation proceeded OK. After rebooting however, all I get is a terminal login. I've attempted to start the display manager with sudo ...
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OpenCL broken on 11.10, CUDA works

I have two GPUs, one is AMD (fglrx-updates) and one nVidia (nvidia-current), drivers from x-swat PPA. The AMD card is used byt xorg (without problems). Both devices show up in lspci|grep VGA: 01:00.0 ...
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nvcc not found, but only when using sudo

I can't get ANYTHING working on linux. I'm trying to compile CudaMiner. sudo make: ypt-jane.o `test -f 'scrypt-jane.cpp' || echo './'`scrypt-jane.cpp mv -f .deps/cudaminer-scrypt-jane.Tpo ...
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Installing CUDA toolkit

I am trying to set up my computer for CUDA development as per this instruction. Before installation it recommends uninstalling nvidia drivers and suggest running apt-get remove --purge "nvidia*". But ...
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CUDA nvprof profiler in 12.04

I have the latest CUDA toolkit and drivers installed on a 12.04 server. The drivers are working fine: all the NVIDIA sample code compiles and runs and I've written, compiled, and run several CUDA ...
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How can I find out if there is actually a cuda-toolkit-6-0 or similar in the apt-get repository (it should exist, but apt-get doesnt see it)?

On my NVidia Jetson TK1 I ran this command: sudo apt-get install cuda-toolkit-6-0 But got this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Difference between installing CUDA using nvidia-cuda-toolkit and the .run file

My laptop has a Ubuntu 13.10 installed and has a Nvidia 630M graphics card. I have been trying to install CUDA. I installed it using: sudo apt-get install nvidia-cuda-dev nvidia-cuda-doc ...
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Ubuntu (any version) and 650M CUDA

I'm trying to get CUDA working on Ubuntu. I can install any flavor and version, but have begun with Ubuntu 12.04 because I can't get the network set up with 11.04. This question is similar: No Cuda ...
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Setting up fresh Ubuntu install for programming assignment - Nvidia, CUDA, NSight

I have been having a tough time setting up an environment to run a specific software in and it has come down to getting a fresh HDD to install linux on. I am trying to modify a software called Cura ...
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Trying to install Proprietory Nvidia Graphics Drivers

After reading and trying many different suggestions for some hours, I returned to this how-to: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia The first problem I encounter is how to ...
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Setting up CUDA

I have a Lenovo Y580, and I am following the instructions from this blog post to set up my laptop for gpu programming. At the end of the blog post, he says You will have to install gcc 4.4 $ ...
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Problem with Cuda-5.0 under unbuntu 12.10

I'm trying to install cuds-5.0 on the new ubuntu 12.10 server. But I have some errors for that. When I try to make the Makefile in sample code. It told me *"nvcc fatal : Unsupported gpu architecture ...
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How can install Cuda GeForce GT 555m drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 VirtualBox guest?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in a Virtual Box as guest OS. Today I have tried to enable all functions of my graphic card under Ubuntu. But all my efforts were off the mark... because my experience with ...
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How to get Nvidia 555M working on Ubuntu 12.10 (drivers, optimus, cuda)?

I'm trying for few days to get my GPU working properly on Alienware M14x with GPU NVidia 555M, but I have no luck at all. After fresh ubuntu install I did follow the guide here NVIDIA Optimus and ...
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Will Nvidia Proprietary Drivers work or should I use Manually installed CUDA for Ubuntu 12.04 & Blender 2.64?

I am currently running the Manually installed Nvidia 64-295.49 CUDA drivers in 12.04LTS with my GeForce GTX 560 Ti, mainly for Blender 2.64 GPU rendering, but each time the Kernel updates I have to ...
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Removing nvidia drivers without killing kubuntu-desktop (Kubuntu 12.04)

I am trying to install CUDA drivers on kubuntu 12.04, but in order to do so I need to remove nvidia drivers (which come in with the distro). The problem I have is that while doing so it also removes ...
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How to see whether installed CUDA is 32-bit or 64-bit?

Is there any command or any file in the CUDA directory which can answer this question?