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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Installing cuda toolkit Ubuntu 14.04 causes dpkg error

When I was installing cuda toolkit Ubuntu 14.04 causes dpkg error. This is what I did: sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404-7-0-local_7.0-28_amd64.deb However I ...
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How to set up nVidia Optimus in 14.04

I have attempted to get my nVidia 970M working in 14.04 but despite the many (many!) methods out there, none seems to work for me. Using the instruction from How to set up nVidia Optimus/Bumblebee in ...
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Nvidia-drivers problem in Ubuntu 14.04.1 64bits

Today I've upgraded the system and the problem is that it appears and 640*480 screen with the login and the background, after logging in, the screen got stuck. I have an NVIDIA card, GT610 to be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with Nvidia 980M (x2) GPU

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sager 9377 with dual NVIDIA 980M GPUs in SLI, and I am having some trouble setting up the CUDA aspect of them. I have the standard drivers installed and working with no ...
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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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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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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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Nvidia CUDA in 15.04? (for GPU rendering in Blender)

I'm trying to get CUDA (although not sure exactly what it is) to work in Ubuntu 15.04 for GPU rendering in the Blender 3D modelling program. On Windows 7 64-bit, it works flawlessly. In Ubuntu, I ...