How to check which CUDA version is installed on Linux

There are several ways and steps you could check which CUDA version is installed on your Linux box

Identify the CUDA location and version with NVCC

Run which nvcc to find if nvcc is installed properly.
You should see something like… more

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Matching SM architectures (CUDA arch and CUDA gencode) for various NVIDIA cards

I’ve seen some confusion regarding NVIDIA’s nvcc sm flags and what they’re used for:
When compiling with NVCC, the arch flag (‘-arch‘) specifies the name of the NVIDIA GPU architecture that… more

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X crashes after installing Nvidia driver on CentOS or RHEL


Recently I’ve been having trouble with the Nvidia driver on CentOS 6.

Opening any kind of app that uses the GPU like Google Chrome, Firefox or even Nvidia’s own nvidia-settings causes X to crash and… more

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