How to install NVIDIA Container Toolkit on Zorin 16.1?

How to install NVIDIA Container Toolkit on Zorin 16.1?

I'm getting error as unsupported distribution!

Check Repository configuration | libnvidia-container

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Zorin is not yet so popular that nvidia includes it. You can temporarily adjust the version id to be Ubuntu 20.04 or Lubuntu 20.04 depending on whether you're using core or lite, respectively.

Another possibility is to modify the installer to include zorin 16.1 and build it yourself... though it would be a little more involved.

I'm sure a few other Ubuntu and Debian distributions also have this issue.

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Thanks, I will try with Ubuntu version ID. I'm building a media server with Zorin OS Pro Core with Plex, Sonarr, Radarr, Lidar, etc as Docker containers, but I need Plex to use my Nvidia drivers to transcode 4K contents.

I will update how the toolkit installation goes, thanks again.:blush:

Correction: Xubuntu 20.04.

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My mistake.

I'm getting Error while I try to install the nvidia-docker2 package (and dependencies) after updating the package listing, like 'E: Unable to locate package nvidia-docker2'

If anyone could help would be deeply appreciated.

Screenshot from 2022-04-16 08-31-10

You need to add the repository.
Here are the full instructions from the Nvidia Website:
https://docs.nvidia.com/datacenter/cloud-native/container-toolkit/install-guide.html

I followed the same instruction only?
How do I add the repository?

Just run this command distribution=$(. /etc/os-release;echo $ID$VERSION_ID) \ && curl -fsSL https://nvidia.github.io/libnvidia-container/gpgkey | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/nvidia-container-toolkit-keyring.gpg \ && curl -s -L https://nvidia.github.io/libnvidia-container/$distribution/libnvidia-container.list | \ sed 's#deb https://#deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/nvidia-container-toolkit-keyring.gpg] https://#g' | \ sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nvidia-container-toolkit.list

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Getting prompt like 'command not found'

The command i gave you was from the installation guide
look:


Maybe @Aravisian can guide you through this

The spacing needs to be corrected...

distribution=$(. /etc/os-release;echo $ID$VERSION_ID) \ && curl -fsSL https://nvidia.github.io/libnvidia-container/gpgkey | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/nvidia-container-toolkit-keyring.gpg \ && curl -s -L https://nvidia.github.io/libnvidia-container/$distribution/libnvidia-container.list | \ sed 's#deb https://#deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/nvidia-container-toolkit-keyring.gpg] https://#g' | \ sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nvidia-container-toolkit.list

The Discourse forum software is altering the appearance (It is italicizing the tail). However, pasting it in terminal should still work.

Copied and pasted the code you given, getting the same error.

Screenshot from 2022-04-16 12-27-55

I just tested on my machine and got it as:

distribution=$(. /etc/os-release;echo $ID$VERSION_ID) \
         && curl -fsSL https://nvidia.github.io/libnvidia-container/gpgkey | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/nvidia-container-toolkit-keyring.gpg \
         && curl -s -L https://nvidia.github.io/libnvidia-container/$distribution/libnvidia-container.list | \
               sed 's#deb https://#deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/nvidia-container-toolkit-keyring.gpg] https://#g' | \
               sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nvidia-container-toolkit.list

That should go through...
Except... you should get a new error:

Unsupported distribution!

This is because Nvidia did not bother to include all distros for this package. They support only a few Big Name distros, only.

You might get it to go through by changing the ID from Zorin to Ubuntu in the /etc/os-release file... But this may cause other issues once the package updates, which should happen pretty quick. You would have to change the os-release file back to Zorin once you installed the package.

I have done that, now getting this!

Have you installed nvidia-docker2 before?
That is what it looks like it is requesting to overwrite...

No, I have not, I was stuck this point. When I tried nvidia-docker2 I was getting the error I quoted on my above comments.

Unsupported Distribution - same as I got. Nvidia needs to include other distros...

Got Stuck up! Shouldn't have paid for pro...

Please test this and see if it works:

distribution="ubuntu20.04" \
         && curl -fsSL https://nvidia.github.io/libnvidia-container/gpgkey | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/nvidia-container-toolkit-keyring.gpg \
         && curl -s -L https://nvidia.github.io/libnvidia-container/$distribution/libnvidia-container.list | \
               sed 's#deb https://#deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/nvidia-container-toolkit-keyring.gpg] https://#g' | \
               sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nvidia-container-toolkit.list

Replace distribution=$(. /etc/os-release;echo $ID$VERSION_ID) with distribution="ubuntu20.04"

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