Build and Install OpenCV 4.2.0 on Ubuntu with GPU support

Current OpenCV version only support CUDA 10.1.

Download sources

$ wget https://github.com/opencv/opencv/archive/4.2.0.tar.gz
$ wget https://github.com/opencv/opencv_contrib/archive/4.2.0.tar.gz

Extract the compressed files

$ tar zxf opencv-4.2.0.tar.gz
$ tar zxf opencv_contrib-4.2.0.tar.gz

CMake configuration

$ cd opencv-4.2.0
$ mkdir build
$ cd build
$ cmake -DOPENCV_EXTRA_MODULES_PATH=../../opencv_contrib-4.2.0/modules -DWITH_CUDA=ON -DBUILD_EXAMPLES=ON -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release ..

Build

$ make -j8

It takes 15 ~ 20 minutes. And install,

$ sudo make install

Check installations

$ opencv_version 
4.2.0

$ python3
Python 3.6.9 (default, Nov  7 2019, 10:44:02) 
[GCC 8.3.0] on linux
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import cv2
>>> cv2
<module 'cv2' from '/usr/local/lib/python3.6/dist-packages/cv2/python-3.6/cv2.cpython-36m-x86_64-linux-gnu.so'>
>>> 

Done.

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