Installation Guide

Technical Requirements

System Requirements

We’ve consolidated the system requirements into the table below by determining the minimum requirements for each category presented in the table if you were to use the main Omniverse apps:

Element

Minimum Spec

Good

Ideal

OS

  • Ubuntu 18.04/20.04

  • Windows 10

  • Ubuntu 18.04/20.04

  • Windows 10

  • Ubuntu 18.04/20.04

  • Windows 10

CPU

  • Intel Core i7 (7th Generation)

  • AMD Ryzen 5

  • Intel Core i7 (9th Generation)

  • AMD Ryzen 7

  • Intel Core i9, X-series or higher

  • AMD Ryzen 9, Threadripper or higher

Cores

4

8

16

RAM

32GB*

64GB*

64GB*

Storage

50GB SSD

500GB SSD

1TB NVMe SSD

GPU

GeForce RTX 2070

GeForce RTX 3080

RTX A6000

VRAM

8GB*

10GB*

48GB*

For up-to-date requirements and/or individual app requirements, please check out these links:

Driver Requirements

Compatible Driver Versions for running Omniverse apps like Create and Isaac Sim are as follows:

  • Linux: 470.57

  • Windows: 471.41

Driver Installation

  1. Install the NVIDIA Driver:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt install build-essential -y
$ wget https://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/470.57.02/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-470.57.02.run
$ chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-470.57.02.run
$ sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-470.57.02.run
  1. Confirm your GPU driver version:

$ nvidia-smi

For more details, check this link.

Container Requirements (Isaac Sim)

For installing all Container requirements for Isaac Sim, install the required drivers by following the instructions in the Driver Installation section.

  1. Install Docker:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install \
    apt-transport-https \
    ca-certificates \
    curl \
    gnupg-agent \
    software-properties-common

$ curl -fsSL https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu/gpg | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-key fingerprint 0EBFCD88
$ sudo add-apt-repository \
    "deb [arch=amd64] https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu \
    $(lsb_release -cs) \
    stable"
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io
  1. Install the NVIDIA Container Toolkit:

# Add the package repositories
$ distribution=$(. /etc/os-release;echo $ID$VERSION_ID)
$ curl -s -L https://nvidia.github.io/nvidia-docker/gpgkey | sudo apt-key add -
$ curl -s -L https://nvidia.github.io/nvidia-docker/$distribution/nvidia-docker.list | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nvidia-docker.list

$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y nvidia-container-toolkit
$ sudo systemctl restart docker

For more details, check this link.

Omniverse Installation Guidelines

Omniverse is a scalable platform and accommodates both personal and enterprise use cases. These install guides help ease the process of getting you up and running quickly and efficiently in either case.

Application Installation

Omniverse Launcher Installation Guide

The NVIDIA Omniverse™ Launcher is your first step into the Omniverse. Giving you immediate access to all of the apps, connectors, content packs, and more! The Omniverse Launcher is your gateway to the Omniverse.

Screenshot of the Launcher's Exchange tab.

All the useful apps for creating Digital Twins (like Omniverse Create and Omniverse Isaac Sim) can be installed through the Omniverse Launcher in simple steps. The “Exchange” tab (as shown in the image above) is your gateway to find all Omniverse’s latest Apps, Connectors and Asset Libraries. To install an application from Launcher:

Screenshot of searching for an Application.
  1. In the Exchange Tab, select the Apps Menu on the left

  2. On the search bar, type in the application you want to install. In this case, we search for “Create”.

  3. From the search results, select the application you want to install.

Screenshot of installing an Application.

The application page opens. Here, you can access information and resources about the application including System Requirements, Release notes and Documentation. Click on the Install Button to install your application.

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