NVIDIA SDK Manager Documentation
Download and Run SDK Manager - v - Last updated January 10, 2023

1. Download and Run SDK Manager

1.1. Download SDK Manager

NVIDIA Developer Zone

Download SDK Manager from Developer Zone.

The most recent version of NVIDIA SDK Manager can be downloaded from:

https://developer.nvidia.com/nvidia-sdk-manager

You can also access SDK Manager from the download page that corresponds with the product category you are installing.

  Product    Download Page 

  DRIVE  

 NVIDIA DRIVE Downloads    

  Jetson  

 Jetson Download Center      

  Clara  

 NVIDIA Clara Holoscan SDK 

  Rivermax  

 NVIDIA Rivermax SDK    

  DOCA  

 NVIDIA DOCA SDK Early Access      

  Ethernet Switch  

 NVIDIA Ethernet Switch SDK      

NVONLINE

Download SDK Manager via NVONLINE with one of these two following methods: 

  1. Turn on active filters by enabling the Show Groups Only option, then click the hyperlink for NVIDIA SDK Manager.

  2. In the search field, type "SDK Manager" and click Search. Locate and click the hyperlink for NVIDIA SDK Manager.

Installation

Download the file to your host machine operating system.

  1. From a terminal, install the SDK Manager via one of the following methods.

    • Ubuntu host: install the Debian package.

      Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04, 20.04, or 22.04:

      sudo apt install ./sdkmanager_[version]-[build#]_amd64.deb 
    • CentOS / Red Hat Enterprise Linux host: install the RPM package.

      CentOS / Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 or 8.2:

      sudo dnf install ./sdkmanager_[version]-[build#].x86_64.rpm

      CentOS / Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6:

      sudo yum install ./sdkmanager_[version]-[build#].x86_64.rpm

      Note:  

    You may see the following installation error on CentOS 8.0 and 8.2:

    Failed to download metadata for repo 'AppStream'

    In this case, please check the repositories' work, and change to other mirrors if needed.

  2. You can start SDK Manager using one of the following two methods:

    1. Launch SDK Manager from the Ubuntu launcher.

    2. Open a terminal and launch SDK Manager with the following command:

      sdkmanager

1.2. Log In and Run SDK Manager

  1. Select the appropriate login tab for your account type and installation.

    • NVIDIA Developer — developer.nvidia.com

      1. In a browser, enter your email address and click Sign In.

      2. On the SDK Manager log in page, enter the credentials for your NVIDIA Developer account, and click Login.

      3. Once completed, SDK Manager will start.

      QR code login option:

      1. Click the QR code icon from the sign in panel.

      2. When the QR code image appears, scan the code via a camera application on a different device.

      3. Enter the credentials for your NVIDIA Developer account on that device.

      4. Once completed, SDK Manager will start.

    • NVONLINE — partners.nvidia.com

      Enter the credentials for your NVONLINE account, and click LOGIN.

    • Offline — to install SDKs that were previously downloaded and available from a local folder or mounted drive. For more information, refer to Offline Install.

  2. Before proceeding, choose whether or not to enable data collection.

 

Notices

Notice

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