A GUI for managing HW drivers?

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A GUI for managing HW drivers?

Postby harshad1 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:20 pm

Is there any way to manage HW drivers with a GUI in linux mint.

I just had this problem where my wireless refused to turn on - I knew that disabling and re-enabling the adapter would make it work but I couldn't find a way. Finally, I had to boot into windows and do it from there. Very annoying.

Is there any GUI way to do this in mint? I am sure there is a command line option out there.. (and that would be helpful too)

But it there any equivalent to the windows device manager in mint?

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Re: A GUI for managing HW drivers?

Postby beefstu » Tue Jun 22, 2010 5:54 pm


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sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart


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sudo /etc/init.d/networking stop

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sudo /etc/init.d/networking start

I don't know of any graphical methods to do it, or even if that will work!
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