ubuntu heron alpha 6 - cannot get driver (hardware) info
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Mar 31 01:58:47 UTC 2008
On 03/29/2008 01:46 PM, john lee wrote:
> In Ubuntu 7.0 there was, in 'preferences', 'hardware information' which
> gave a list of all the installed drivers & their config.
> I don't seem to have this in Heron. Do I have to install it? Or is it
> installation of heron. Or did I miss something?
> I've looked for reports from others of this but do not see any.
> How do I get it back please?
> Regards John
On Gutsy it is hal-hardware-manager & seems to have gone missing in Hardy:
You can install the kde version:
sudo apt-get install kde-hal-device-manager
and then you will find it in Applications|System Tools|Device Manager
As well as hardinfo:
sudo apt-get install hardinfo
you will find it in (oddly enough) in:
System|Preferences|System Profiler and Benchmark
No clue why hal-device-manager is no longer available in Gnome.
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