Falko Schindler

A Computer Vision Scientist from Bonn, Germany

OpenCL and Ubuntu

2010-06-11 by Falko Schindler, tagged as tools

OpenCL is a powerful framework for GPU programming. Using your graphics card for scientific computations can save you time by orders of magnitude!

After working on OpenCL successfully with Ubuntu 9.10 I experienced some problems with Ubuntu 10.04 also leading to some test with the older version 9.04. I tested

I came to this conclusion:

For now I am developing on Ubuntu 9.04, but hopefully NVIDIA will catch up a little with their support for current Linux distributions.