Here are the steps to configure Tensorflow docker container that uses your local Nvidia GPU in Manjaro Linux.

Using cmd-line. This should automatically identify the NVIDIA card, and install the right driver.

$x@mypc#sudo mhwd -a pci nonfree 0300
$x@mypc#sudo pacman -Syu
$x@mypc#sudo pacman -S docker
$x@mypc#sudo systemctl enable — now docker
$x@mypc#sudo systemctl…

The recommended method is to use an already available tensor flow docker container.

The steps here ( helped me connect the Colaboratory to my local docker container that was running tensorflow.


a. Install using apt-get or aptitude. I got errors using snap

$ sudo aptitude install



bus 003 Device 008: ID 0bda:c811 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Following instructions from

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