How to Install CUDA for Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic 64-bit Step by Step

December 10, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Ubuntu 18.10 CUDA Toolkit Installation

Hello Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit for Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Amd64 GNU/Linux Desktops.

And the Ubuntu 18.10 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).

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.

How-to Install CUDA for Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic 64-bit - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install CUDA for Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic 64-bit - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Then Verify on CUDA Capable GPU

    lspci | grep -i nvidia

    If do Not see any output Update PCI hardware Db with:

    sudo update-pciids

    Then try Again…

  3. Next Install Ubuntu’s Kernel Headers

    sudo apt install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  4. See How Setup CUDA Ubuntu Repo Package

    Ubuntu CUDA Repo Setup
  5. Finally Install CUDA Toolkit for Ubuntu

    sudo apt -y install cuda
  6. Again Setup Path Env Variable
    This is necessary to Find the Binaries on System:

    echo 'export PATH=/usr/local/cuda-10.0/bin${PATH:+:${PATH}}' >> $HOME/.bashrc

    Eventually Amend the 10.0 with the Actual Version…
    And Reload Configuration simply with:

    bash
  7. Nvidia CUDA Programming Quick Start Guide

    CUDA Programming Quick Start
  8. So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Install CUDA for Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic!


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