Drivers

This setup installs the primary driver in system images gbl-2.04.

Version “pure” has only a minimal set of drivers needed to boot the system.
The video includes the following packages:

– xserver-common
– xserver-xorg
– xserver-xorg-core
– xserver-xorg-input-evdev
– xserver-xorg-input-synaptics
– xserver-xorg-video-fbdev
– xserver-xorg-video-vesa

Combustible list of installed packages, you can see here.

The system does not include installed metapackages, such as “xorg” to improve the work of “GBL” and cooperation with other programs, perform installations additives.

Install the package “xorg” binds to downloading and installing dependencies. A more sensible approach is to choose the appropriate package for your hardware.

Command [inxi -F] will give us information about the hardware.
Then, depending on your devices, install, support basic video:

Some players may require additional video libraries associated with the drivers.

In addition, it may be helpful package “ubuntu-drivers-common”

[sudo aptitude install ubuntu-drivers-common]

Using ubuntu-drivers, the available commands are described below:

Thus you can get the list of package names with sudo ubuntu-drivers devices and then install the respective packages using aptitude or apt-get.
After installing the one you want to use, you have to remove the one that you ‘do not want to use. This will force Ubuntu to use the one you installed.

Related topics:
Installing the Nvidia proprietary drivers – http://gobanglinux.org/forum/topic/nvidia-driver

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