Just wanted to let anyone know who is faced with the same problem I faced.
It was possible by me to install JetPack-L4T-3.0-linux-x64 on x64 Linux Mint 18 Sarah following the below method:
sudo cp /etc/lsb-release /etc/lsb-release.bak
Open the file with administrative priviledge
gksudo xed /etc/lsb-release
Make the following changes
Reference taken from
Save and close xed
Now create a folder where you want to download all the intermediate files prior to installation, say “Downloads/jetpack” within your home folder and place the JetPack file inside it. Now cd (change directory) to “jetpack”.
Make the JetPack executable
chmod u+x JetPack-L4T-3.0-linux-x64.run
Now, run the JetPack file as
Follow the onscreen directions and you are done.
Once installed, you should restore the /etc/lsb-release.bak file from your backup or re-edit it back.