Device Driver Manager

richb's picture

Version: 

  • MX-16

Tracker: 

  • Request

Status: 

  • Closed

Reason For Closing: 

  • No Action

Priority: 

  • Normal

Additional Information: 

Consider adding Device Driver Manager, ddm, to easily install proprietary video drivers for nVidia and AMD (ATI) graphics. https://forum.mxlinux.org/viewtopic.php?f=86&p=396197#p396197

Comments

Is it reliable? From the

Comment: 

Is it reliable? From the feedback I have read in the forum, it seems not. It failed when I tried it. (nvidia)

its failing because not all

dolphin_oracle's picture

Comment: 

its failing because not all packages are available in the main repo that were available in the test repo.  the code itself is relatively simple, using apt-get to install packages.
 

whether we include it or not, its highlighting a problem with our packages.

 

Still broken. Not just ddm,

Comment: 

Still broken. Not just ddm, but it is still not possible to install nvidia debs 'the debian way' without mx15 test repo enabled.

Proposed method

richb's picture

Comment: 

The proposed method is smxi/sgfxi in terminal.