Linux Mint CUDA Installation
Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the NVIDIA CUDA Library for Mint 18.1 Serena LTS amd64 GNU/Linux Desktops.
CUDA is a Parallel Computing Platform and Programming Model invented by NVIDIA.
It enables dramatic Increases in Computing Performance by harnessing the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU).
With CUDA Programming You can GPU Accellerating Apps by incorporating C, C++ and Fortran Extensions of these languages in the form of a few basic keywords.
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download Latest CUDA Mint Repo PackageGet Mint CUDA 64bit Repo
Access the Target location
(Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)
Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:
To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:
Enabling Mint CUDA Repo
sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu*amd64.deb
sudo apt update
CUDA Library Installation
sudo apt -y install cuda