Driver Manager stuck on "Looking for hardware drivers..."

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emretfn
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Driver Manager stuck on "Looking for hardware drivers..."

Post by emretfn »

I waited almost 1 hour but still same condition. Could someone help me?
Cosmo.
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Re: Driver Manager stuck on "Looking for hardware drivers..."

Post by Cosmo. »

What do you expect as answer, if you do not provide a single word about your system?
Open in the menu system report -> system information -> click the copy button; paste in your next post.
Gotcha!
emretfn
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Re: Driver Manager stuck on "Looking for hardware drivers..."

Post by emretfn »

Sorry. I'm beginner at Linux. Here is my system info;

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System:
  Kernel: 5.15.0-48-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.2.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 5.4.12
    tk: GTK 3.24.33 wm: Mutter dm: LightDM Distro: Linux Mint 21 Vanessa base: Ubuntu 22.04 jammy
Machine:
  Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: TUF B450-PLUS GAMING v: Rev X.0x serial: <superuser required>
    UEFI: American Megatrends v: 2202 date: 07/14/2020
Battery:
  ID-1: hidpp_battery_0 charge: 53% condition: N/A volts: 3.8 min: N/A
    model: Logitech G Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse serial: <filter> status: Discharging
CPU:
  Info: 8-core model: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen+ rev: 2 cache: L1: 768 KiB
    L2: 4 MiB L3: 16 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 2358 high: 4247 min/max: 2200/3700 boost: enabled cores: 1: 2121 2: 2122
    3: 4247 4: 2122 5: 1889 6: 2195 7: 2196 8: 1887 9: 2125 10: 2044 11: 4235 12: 2114 13: 1861
    14: 2194 15: 2194 16: 2195 bogomips: 118165
  Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
Graphics:
  Device-1: NVIDIA GM107 [GeForce GTX 750 Ti] vendor: ASUSTeK driver: nouveau v: kernel pcie:
    speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 16 ports: active: DP-1,DVI-I-1 empty: HDMI-A-1 bus-ID: 09:00.0
    chip-ID: 10de:1380
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 1.21.1.3 driver: X: loaded: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa
    gpu: nouveau display-ID: :0 screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 3840x1080 s-dpi: 96
  Monitor-1: DP-1 pos: right model: BenQ ZOWIE XL LCD res: 1920x1080 dpi: 92 diag: 609mm (24")
  Monitor-2: DVI-I-1 pos: primary,left model: Philips PHL 234E5 res: 1920x1080 dpi: 96
    diag: 584mm (23")
  OpenGL: renderer: NV117 v: 4.3 Mesa 22.0.5 direct render: Yes
Audio:
  Device-1: NVIDIA GM107 High Definition Audio [GeForce 940MX] vendor: ASUSTeK
    driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 16 bus-ID: 09:00.1
    chip-ID: 10de:0fbc
  Device-2: AMD Family 17h HD Audio vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie:
    speed: 8 GT/s lanes: 16 bus-ID: 0b:00.3 chip-ID: 1022:1457
  Device-3: Logitech PRO X type: USB driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid bus-ID: 1-4:4
    chip-ID: 046d:0aaa
  Device-4: Tenx USB AUDIO type: USB driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid bus-ID: 3-2:2
    chip-ID: 1130:1620
  Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.15.0-48-generic running: yes
  Sound Server-2: PulseAudio v: 15.99.1 running: yes
  Sound Server-3: PipeWire v: 0.3.48 running: yes
Network:
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: ASUSTeK PRIME B450M-A
    driver: r8169 v: kernel pcie: speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: f000 bus-ID: 04:00.0
    chip-ID: 10ec:8168
  IF: enp4s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 1.14 TiB used: 16.63 GiB (1.4%)
  ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Samsung model: SSD 970 EVO 250GB size: 232.89 GiB speed: 31.6 Gb/s
    lanes: 4 serial: <filter> temp: 38.9 C
  ID-2: /dev/sda vendor: Seagate model: ST1000DM010-2EP102 size: 931.51 GiB speed: 6.0 Gb/s
    serial: <filter>
Partition:
  ID-1: / size: 97.87 GiB used: 16.6 GiB (17.0%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
  ID-2: /boot/efi size: 96 MiB used: 30.2 MiB (31.4%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1
Swap:
  ID-1: swap-1 type: file size: 2 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: -2 file: /swapfile
USB:
  Hub-1: 1-0:1 info: Hi-speed hub with single TT ports: 10 rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s
    chip-ID: 1d6b:0002
  Device-1: 1-1:2 info: Logitech USB Receiver type: Keyboard,Mouse,HID
    driver: logitech-djreceiver,usbhid rev: 2.0 speed: 12 Mb/s chip-ID: 046d:c539
  Device-2: 1-3:3 info: Logitech Gaming Keyboard G213 type: Keyboard,HID
    driver: hid-generic,usbhid rev: 2.0 speed: 12 Mb/s chip-ID: 046d:c336
  Device-3: 1-4:4 info: Logitech PRO X type: Audio,HID driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid
    rev: 2.0 speed: 12 Mb/s chip-ID: 046d:0aaa
  Hub-2: 2-0:1 info: Super-speed hub ports: 4 rev: 3.1 speed: 10 Gb/s chip-ID: 1d6b:0003
  Hub-3: 3-0:1 info: Hi-speed hub with single TT ports: 4 rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s
    chip-ID: 1d6b:0002
  Device-1: 3-2:2 info: Tenx USB AUDIO type: Audio,HID driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid
    rev: 1.1 speed: 12 Mb/s chip-ID: 1130:1620
  Hub-4: 4-0:1 info: Super-speed hub ports: 4 rev: 3.0 speed: 5 Gb/s chip-ID: 1d6b:0003
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 50.9 C mobo: N/A gpu: nouveau temp: 44.0 C
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: nouveau fan: 0
Repos:
  Packages: 2166 apt: 2160 flatpak: 6
  No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list
  Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
    1: deb [arch=amd64] https: //dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
  Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nodesource.list
    1: deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/nodesource.gpg] https: //deb.nodesource.com/node_16.x jammy main
    2: deb-src [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/nodesource.gpg] https: //deb.nodesource.com/node_16.x jammy main
  Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
    1: deb http: //packages.linuxmint.com vanessa main upstream import backport
    2: deb http: //archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy main restricted universe multiverse
    3: deb http: //archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-updates main restricted universe multiverse
    4: deb http: //archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-backports main restricted universe multiverse
    5: deb http: //security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jammy-security main restricted universe multiverse
  Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vscode.list
    1: deb [arch=amd64,arm64,armhf] http: //packages.microsoft.com/repos/code stable main
Info:
  Processes: 369 Uptime: 1m Memory: 15.56 GiB used: 1.38 GiB (8.9%) Init: systemd v: 249
  runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 11.2.0 alt: 11 Client: Unknown python3.10 client inxi: 3.3.13
Nikolai5
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Re: Driver Manager stuck on "Looking for hardware drivers..."

Post by Nikolai5 »

Can you run the following command in terminal please:

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ubuntu-drivers devices
This is essentially what Device Manager runs to get its information.
When running in the terminal, it will appear to do nothing while it loads, just give it a minute and see if it comes back with anything.
It may be that it's failing on something and Driver Manager might be failing silently / without reporting an error. But perhaps running this command will yield a useful error message.

Or maybe it will just work fine, and we're back to square one. Either way let us know what it comes back with.
mikeflan
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Re: Driver Manager stuck on "Looking for hardware drivers..."

Post by mikeflan »

Excellent advice by Nikolai5. Please do what he says. Also type this in a terminal and report the results:

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sudo apt-get update
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