CUDA driver installation fails

Hello Everyone,

I have been trying to install CUDA from quite a lot of days now and I am not successful yet. I need immediate help regarding this:

(Please do not answer with the link: https://docs.nvidia.com/cuda/cuda-installation-guide-linux/index.html … I have spent enough time trying to follow the run file installation)

Laptop: LENOVO Ideapad 320 with GEFORCE 940MX

  1. GPU
    01:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM108M [GeForce 940MX] (rev a2)

  2. Linux version
    x86_64 DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=18.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=bionic DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS" NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="18.04.4 LTS (Bionic Beaver)" ID=ubuntu ID_LIKE=debian PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS" VERSION_ID="18.04" HOME_URL="https://www.ubuntu.com/" SUPPORT_URL="https://help.ubuntu.com/" BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/" PRIVACY_POLICY_URL="https://www.ubuntu.com/legal/terms-and-policies/privacy-policy" VERSION_CODENAME=bionic UBUNTU_CODENAME=bionic

  3. GCC
    gcc (Ubuntu 7.5.0-3ubuntu1~18.04) 7.5.0

  4. Kernel version
    5.4.0-42-generic

What I have done so far:

  1. I have newly installed Ubuntu 18.04 without NVIDIA drivers installed (trying to install drivers along with CUDA)

  2. Downloaded run file: cuda_10.2.89_440.33.01_linux

  3. Disabled Nouveau drivers as given in the installation guide

  4. Reboot into text mode (run level 3) using the command:
    sudo init 3

  5. Install run file :
    sudo sh cuda_10.2.89_440.33.01_linux.run

Driver Installation fails. Please let me know if I am doing something wrong. I am not interested in alternative solutions such as: package manager installation or installing driver manually.

Hi @skandaramamurthy9

You can follow these steps to install nvidia driver

With this link, you can install CUDA 10

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