Updating nvidia network access management tool
To query the GPU device state, SSH to the VM and run the nvidia-smi command-line utility installed with the driver.Output similar to the following appears: If you need an X11 server for remote connections to an NV VM, x11vnc is recommended because it allows hardware acceleration of graphics. Building only for 4.4.0-18-generic Building initial module for 4.4.0-18-generic Done. - Original module - No original module exists within this kernel - Installation - Installing to /lib/modules/4.4.0-18-generic/updates/dkms/ depmod.... Setting up vdpau-driver-all:amd64 (1.1.1-3ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu2) ... Processing triggers for initramfs-tools (0.122ubuntu6) ... update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-4.4.0-18-generic Processing triggers for ureadahead (0.100.0-19) ...
into the Start menu, and click the Device Manager shortcut.
To take advantage of the GPU capabilities of Azure N-series VMs running Linux, install supported NVIDIA graphics drivers.
This article provides driver setup steps after you deploy an N-series VM.
You may have to get updated drivers from your laptop manufacturer, and they may not regularly release updates.
However, you can generally get updated graphics drivers from your graphics hardware manufacturer’s website: You will have to select the exact model of your computer’s graphics card, which is displayed in the Device Manager window.