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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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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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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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Installing CUDA 7.5 toolkit on Ubuntu 15.10

I wanna share my experience on installing CUDA 7.5 (in order to use with Theano) on Ubuntu 15.10. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 and the video driver (352.41) from the "Additional Drivers" tab; Installed ...
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Anyone has successfully installed CUDA 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS x86_64?

My workstation has two GPUs (Quadro K5200 and Quadro K2200) with the latest NVIDIA Driver installed (Version: 352.41). After downloaded the cuda-repo-ubuntu1404-7-5-local_7.5-18_amd64.deb file from ...
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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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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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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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How to install CUDA-6.5 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I was working with CUDA5.5, however I wanted to install CUDA6.5 using the main repository given by nvidia. sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-14_amd64.deb sudo apt-get update But when I try to ...
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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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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 install ...
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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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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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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 bumblebee....
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“/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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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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How can I install CuDNN on Ubuntu 16.04?

The title says it all: For TensorFlow I would like to install cuda and CuDNN. How do I do that on Ubuntu 16.04?
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Could not load nvidia-uvm

I want to use CUDA on my pc (using bumblebee), but whenever I want to start a cuda-driven program, I get the error modprobe: FATAL: Module nvidia-uvm not found. I already installed nvidia-337-uvm via ...
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Installing Cuda7.0 after removing cuda 7.5

I was setting up to use google's shiny new library TensorFlow. So being excited I began the tensorFlow pip install. Noticing that I needed cuda I went to the Cuda website and downloaded the 7.5 deb ...
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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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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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Using CUDA with nvidia optimus in Intel mode (14.04)

I'm using a Thinkpad T430 with a NVS 5400M and an integrated Intel HD card. Since it's not possible to use cuda-gdb when the nvidia card is used for video output, I tried to use CUDA while in Intel ...
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Can't run make - gcc: command not found

I'm trying to follow a tutorial to get CudaMiner working on Linux. I have PAINSTAKINGLY installed NVidia drivers, Cuda 5.0 and incidentally I'm failing on the last step when I run make: make all-...
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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 /usr/local/cuda-5.0/...
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How to make Nvidia CUDA work? (for GPU rendering in Blender)

I'm trying to get CUDA (although not sure exactly what it is) to work in Ubuntu for GPU rendering in the Blender 3D modelling program. On Windows 7 64-bit, it works flawlessly. In Ubuntu, I can't ...
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No CUDA after NVIDIA 331.113 update

I was using NVIDIA 331.38 with CUDA toolkit 6.5 and all my applications were able to detect GPU. After NVIDIA 331.113 update, CUDA is not working. Anyone else experiencing the same? Thank you
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Installing cuda 7

I am following the procedure given here : http://www.r-tutor.com/gpu-computing/cuda-installation/cuda6.5-ubuntu However, after I do sudo apt-get install cuda I get the following message: You might ...
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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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Use onboard graphics instead of external graphic card in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to use 2 graphic cards in my Ubuntu 14.04. 1) An external graphic card for computations with Cuda. 2) The onboard graphic card to run my x-server on. However when I connect my display to ...
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Bumblebee unable to load nvidia-uvm without sudo

Apparently nvidia-uvm is only loaded with sudo. I'm using nvidia-352 driver, so I added in my /etc/modprobe.d/bumblebee.conf file the next line alias nvidia-uvm nvidia_352_uvm Thus, the optirun ...
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Nvcc -v fails but CUDA 7.0 installed and nvcc present

I have installed CUDA 7.0 and run deviceQuery from the samples - it passes. If I go to usr/local/CUDA-7.0/bin I can see nvcc is present. To set the paths, I have run these from the terminal: export ...
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How do I install bumblebee and CUDA?

I'm trying to get CUDA running on my Dell Precision M6700 laptop. I use Ubuntu 12.04 for the moment but I can switch to a newer version if it facilitates the installation of CUDA. I just want CUDA to ...
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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 updates,...
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Installing CUDA 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the CUDA toolkit 7.0 (https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit) on Ubuntu 14.04 without luck. I have been following a guide ( http://www.r-tutor.com/gpu-computing/cuda-...
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Removing nvidia cuda toolkit and installing new one

a month ago I installed the cuda 5.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 (which is not supported for this version of Ubuntu version) , and I didn't do it well. I want to remove what I've installed earlier and install ...
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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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Black screen on boot when any NVIDIA drivers installed

I have a machine with Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 and an NVIDIA GTX 970 graphics card. For the last few months it was working fine with nvidia driver 352.63 and CUDA 6.5 installed, however I recently tried ...
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Installed Cuda toolkit 7.5, but libcudart.so.5.5 remains

After installing Cuda Toolkit 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 (via apt-get of .deb file, followed by update of nvidia driver to 352.63), nvcc --version, NVidia-smi, and cuda samples work as expected. 7.5 is ...
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GPU utilization is N/A when using nvidia-smi

I want to see the GPU usage of my graphic card. I use on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS x64, with two Nvidia GTX 690 cards. When I run nvidia-smi -q I get: francky@francky-Aurora-R4:~$ nvidia-smi -q =============...
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Installing CUDA 7.5 on Kubuntu 15.10 x64

I'm having issues installing on Kubuntu 15.10 x64, with two Nvidia GTX 690 cards. I tried: # Install Nvidia drivers sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-340 ...
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Upgrade nvidia-settings on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm installing cuda. Among the dependencies, I have to upgrade my version of nvidia-settings 346.72 to be >= 352.39: The following packages have unmet dependencies: cuda-drivers : Depends: nvidia-...
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Can't get NVIDIA Driver or CUDA working on Optimus laptop

I have an acer aspire V5-573G which comes with a NVIDIA OPTIMUS chipset and 750M gfx card. I have a fairly fresh install of 14.04 and I have tried a number of things to install driver and CUDA. In the ...
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How to install CUDA 6.5 on Ubuntu 14.10? [closed]

When trying to install CUDA 6.5 with the .deb file that is provided for 14.04 on Ubuntu 14.10 it states that the package 'cuda' is not found in the repository. The cause of this is probably because ...
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Install CUDA 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.2

I am trying to install CUDA 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.2. I already tried everything I could find around: http://docs.nvidia.com/cuda/cuda-getting-started-guide-for-linux/index.html#post-installation-...
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Cannot install nvidia driver for ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) with kernel version is 3.16.0-40-generic. And my nvidia is 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 650M] [10de:0fd1] (rev a1) (...
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Insatlling CUDA : Failed to add GPGKEY at http://cuda-repo/repos/GPGKEY to apt keys

I have a brand new installed Ubuntu 14.04, my laptop has an NVIDIA GEFORCE 740M. I've been following this guide to install CUDA, and right after tyiping: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-...
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How to Install NVIDIA Cuda without EULA/prompts?

I'm currently installing with the following commands: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r` curl -O "http://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/6_5/rel/installers/cuda_6.5.14_linux_64....
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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 ...