How to Add CUDA Repository for Linux Mint OS

February 6, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Add CUDA Ubuntu Repository




You are Welcome! The Tip Shows You How to Add the CUDA Repository for Linux Mint 64-bit Systems.

And the Ubuntu CUDA Install 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).

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Add CUDA Repository for Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  2. Then Download CUDA Repository for Ubuntu

    cuda-repo Package

    For Mint 17.x choose -> Ubuntu 14.04
    And for Mint 18.x -> Ubuntu 16.04
    Then Navigate to the x86_64 folder and Find cuda-repo-ubuntu*x.y Package.

  3. Then to Install on Linux Mint
    First access the target directory:

    cd && cd Downloads

    Check that is there with:

    ls .

    (If not there see into /tmp/mozilla*…)
    And Setup it with:

    sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu*amd64.deb
  4. Again Add CUDA GPG Key
    Lookup in the Output to find the Exact Command to Use!
    So Eg:

    sudo apt-key adv --fetch-keys https://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/repos/ubuntu1604/x86_64/7fa2af80.pub



  5. Finally, Refresh Apt Repositories

    sudo apt update

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