Lambda Stack and recovery images

Removing and reinstalling Lambda Stack

To remove and reinstall Lambda Stack:

Uninstall (purge) the existing Lambda Stack by running:

sudo rm -f /etc/apt/sources.list.d/{graphics,nvidia,cuda}* && \
dpkg -l | \
awk '/cuda|lib(accinj64|cu(blas|dart|dnn|fft|inj|pti|rand|solver|sparse)|magma|nccl|npp|nv[^p])|nv(idia|ml)|tensor(flow|board)|torch/ { print $2 }' | \
sudo xargs -or apt -y remove --purge

Then, install the latest Lambda Stack by running:

wget -nv -O- | sh -

Recovery images

See the Install Ubuntu desktop tutorial, specifically steps 3 and 4, to learn how to create and boot a USB stick (flash drive) using the below recovery images.


Recovery ISO images for Vector and Vector One can be downloaded using the following links:


The recovery ISO image for Tensorbook can be downloaded using the following link:

This recovery image is for the Razer x Lambda Tensorbook only and won't work on older Tensorbook models.

The recovery images contain software distributed under various licenses, including the Software License Agreement (SLA) for NVIDIA cuDNN. The licenses can be viewed in the recovery images at /usr/share/doc/*/copyright. By using the software contained in the recovery images, you agree to these licenses.


Recovery images aren't available for servers.

To reinstall Ubuntu and Lambda Stack on your Lambda server, download the Ubuntu 22.04 Server install image, then follow Ubuntu's Server installation instructions.

Install the latest Lambda Stack by logging into Ubuntu and running:

wget -nv -O- | I_AGREE_TO_THE_CUDNN_LICENSE=1 sh -

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