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CUDA stands for Compute Unified Device Architecture and it is a platform designed for parallel computing. It allows your applications to use different types of GPUs very conveniently. 

Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Linux Mint system Software Installation queries.

In this context, we shall look into how to install Cuda on a Linux Mint 20 system. 


Steps to install Cuda on Linux Mint 20 ?

1. Perform System Update

First, you have to carry out a system update by executing the below command:

$ sudo apt update


2. Install Cuda on your System

Then, you can install Cuda on your system with the following command:

$ sudo apt install nvidia-cuda-tookit


3. Verify Cuda Installation

Once Cuda has been installed successfully on your system, you can find out its version by running the command mentioned below:

$ nvcc --version


How to Uninstall Cuda from Linux Mint 20 ?

Whenever you want to uninstall Cuda from your Linux Mint 20 system, you can execute the following command:

$ sudo apt-get purge --autoremove nvidia-cuda-toolkit


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Conclusion

This article covers the process of installing Cuda on your Linux Mint 20 system. In fact, the Nvidia CUDA toolkit is an extension of the GPU parallel computing platform and programming model.


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