Jul 23, 2014

Installing CUDA on Ubuntu 12.04

  • Download the CUDA repository package 
  • Install it from the terminal:
    • $ sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1204_6.0-37_amd64.deb 
    • $ sudo apt-get update 
  • Install the CUDA toolkit
    • $ sudo apt-get install cuda
  • Update the .bashrc file
    • export CUDA_HOME=/usr/local/cuda-6.0
    • export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=${CUDA_HOME}/lib64   
    • PATH=${CUDA_HOME}/bin:${PATH} 
    • export PATH
  •  Open up a new terminal and copy the SDK samples into the home directory
    • $ cuda-install-samples-6.0.sh  ~  
    • $ cd ~/NVIDIA_CUDA-6.0_Samples  
    • $ make 
  • Check the installation success by executing the deviceQuery sample in bin/x86_64/linux/release
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