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ubuntu 14.04 + CUDA

More than 1 year has passed since last update.


  • downgrade kernel to 3.13

sudo apt-get install linux-generic

sudo apt-get autoremove
sudo reboot


  • select old kernel at GRUB Option and boot ubuntu


  • delete new kernel


sudo aptitude remove --purge linux-headers-4.4.0-36 linux-headers-4.4.0-36-generic linux-image-4.4.0-36-generic linux-image-extra-4.4.0-36-generic linux-signed-image-4.4.0-36-generic

sudo reboot


  • downgrade X server

sudo aptitude install xserver-xorg-core-lts-wily

sudo reboot


  • install cuda

wget http://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/7.5/Prod/local_installers/cuda_7.5.18_linux.run

chmod +x cuda_7.5.18_linux.run
sudo sh cuda_7.5.18_linux.run


  • install gnome-session

sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback


  • reboot

change login session to GNOME