Installation of cuda-sdk and driver for Ubuntu 16.04

Go to Cuda Downloads and download the required version of cuda drivers deb package.

Verify you have a GPU on the system and it is being detected properly.

Verify that you are running the supported OS.

Verify the gcc version (refer System Requirements).

Verify that the system has linux kernel headers installed.

Update ld-conf for the runtime to automatically find your libraries.

Since,  nvidia drivers are going to install, you need to blacklist the nouveau driver so it don’t pop out when you will reboot.

Reboot into text mode, before running the deb package file. This is required because the GPU should be free from any engagement at the time of installation.

Install cuda-sdk and driver.

Verify the installation

Now you can revert back the settings for the GUI mode.


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