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ubuntu_nvidia_gpu (1) Versions 0.1.0

Installs/Configures NVIDIA graphics drivers on Ubuntu Linux

cookbook 'ubuntu_nvidia_gpu', '~> 0.1.0', :supermarket
cookbook 'ubuntu_nvidia_gpu', '~> 0.1.0'
knife supermarket install ubuntu_nvidia_gpu
knife supermarket download ubuntu_nvidia_gpu
Quality 17%

<a name="title"></a> chef-ubuntu_nvidia_gpu Build Status

<a name="description"></a> Description

Cookbook which installs the NVIDIA binary Xorg driver.

<a name="usage"></a> Usage

Include recipe[ubuntu_nvidia_gpu] in your run_list.

<a name="requirements"></a> Requirements

<a name="requirements-chef"></a> Chef

Tested on 10.14.4 but newer and older version should work just
fine. File an issue if this isn't the case.

<a name="requirements-platform"></a> Platform

The following platforms have been tested with this cookbook, meaning that
the recipes and LWRPs run on these platforms without error:

  • ubuntu (12.04)

Please report any additional platforms so they can be added.

<a name="requirements-cookbooks"></a> Cookbooks

There are no external cookbook dependencies.

<a name="installation"></a> Installation

Depending on the situation and use case there are several ways to install
this cookbook. All the methods listed below assume a tagged version release
is the target, but omit the tags to get the head of development. A valid
Chef repository structure like the Opscode repo is also assumed.

<a name="installation-platform"></a> From the Opscode Community Platform

To install this cookbook from the Opscode platform, use the knife command:

knife cookbook site install ubuntu_nvidia_gpu

<a name="installation-librarian"></a> Using Librarian

Librarian-Chef is a bundler for your Chef cookbooks.
Include a reference to the cookbook in a Cheffile and run
librarian-chef install. To install Librarian-Chef:

gem install librarian
cd chef-repo
librarian-chef init

To use the Opscode platform version:

echo "cookbook 'ubuntu_nvidia_gpu'" >> Cheffile
librarian-chef install

Or to reference the Git version:

cat >> Cheffile < '', :ref => 'v0.1.0'
librarian-chef install

<a name="installation-kgc"></a> Using knife-github-cookbooks

The knife-github-cookbooks gem is a plugin for knife that supports
installing cookbooks directly from a GitHub repository. To install with the

gem install knife-github-cookbooks
cd chef-repo
knife cookbook github install fnichol/chef-ubuntu_nvidia_gpu/v0.1.0

<a name="installation-tarball"></a> As a Tarball

If the cookbook needs to downloaded temporarily just to be uploaded to a Chef
Server or Opscode Hosted Chef, then a tarball installation might fit the bill:

cd chef-repo/cookbooks
curl -Ls | tar xfz - && \
  mv fnichol-chef-ubuntu_nvidia_gpu-* ubuntu_nvidia_gpu

<a name="installation-gitsubmodule"></a> As a Git Submodule

A dated practice (which is discouraged) is to add cookbooks as Git
submodules. This is accomplished like so:

cd chef-repo
git submodule add git:// cookbooks/ubuntu_nvidia_gpu
git submodule init && git submodule update

Note: the head of development will be linked here, not a tagged release.

<a name="recipes"></a> Recipes

<a name="recipes-default"></a> default

Installs the driver packages and configures an xorg.conf file.

<a name="attributes"></a> Attributes

<a name="attributes-packages"></a> packages

An Array of packages that must be installed. The default is set based on the
platform and platform_version.

<a name="lwrps"></a> Resources and Providers

There are no resources and providers in this cookbook.

<a name="development"></a> Development

Pull requests are very welcome! Make sure your patches are well tested.
Ideally create a topic branch for every separate change you make.

<a name="license"></a> License and Author

Author:: Fletcher Nichol ( endorse

Copyright 2010, 2011, 2012, Fletcher Nichol

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.

Dependent cookbooks

This cookbook has no specified dependencies.

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.

Collaborator Number Metric

0.1.0 failed this metric

Failure: Cookbook has 0 collaborators. A cookbook must have at least 2 collaborators to pass this metric.

Contributing File Metric

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Failure: To pass this metric, your cookbook metadata must include a source url, the source url must be in the form of, and your repo must contain a file

Foodcritic Metric

0.1.0 failed this metric

FC064: Ensure issues_url is set in metadata: ubuntu_nvidia_gpu/metadata.rb:1
FC065: Ensure source_url is set in metadata: ubuntu_nvidia_gpu/metadata.rb:1
FC066: Ensure chef_version is set in metadata: ubuntu_nvidia_gpu/metadata.rb:1
FC069: Ensure standardized license defined in metadata: ubuntu_nvidia_gpu/metadata.rb:1
Run with Foodcritic Version 16.3.0 with tags metadata,correctness ~FC031 ~FC045 and failure tags any

No Binaries Metric

0.1.0 passed this metric

Testing File Metric

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Version Tag Metric

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Failure: To pass this metric, your cookbook metadata must include a source url, the source url must be in the form of, and your repo must include a tag that matches this cookbook version number