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1. Add the NVIDIA GPU driver PPA to your system:

Open a terminal window by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T keys on the keyboard.

Add the graphics-driver PPA:

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa
This will provide info on the current long-lived branch release: `nvidia-xxx`

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sudo apt install dkms build-essential

2. Install the current latest drivers for your system:

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sudo apt install nvidia-driver-xxx


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sudo apt update
sudo apt install nvidia-xxx
After installing the driver, restart your system:
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sudo reboot

3. Check OpenCL driver

Execute the following command to get a synthetic summary about all OpenCL platforms on the system and the devices they expose:

Note: You first have to install clinfo.

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/usr/bin/clinfo -l

If clinfo doesn't print anything, you might have to add your user to group Video.

 

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