N/APosted on - 01/24/2015
Hey guys, i'm a newbie in linux os and i wanted to reinstall a linux driver for my modem but i can't seem to know how to get to the device manager on a linux os (ubuntu 14.10), how can i get to the 'device manager' so that i can reinstall the driver?
Software to view drivers of devices in linux
Using Linux is quite hard if one’s starting happened with Windows. In Windows, everything is on GUI, but on Linux, it’s mostly on command line.
On Linux, every software installed is called packages. Even the drivers, apps all are counted as packages. You can manage packages via GUI tool called “Synaptic Package Manager”.
In order to get it on your system,
1. Start Terminal.
2. Run the following commands:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install synaptic
It’s simple with awesome GUI that enables you to install, remove, repair or update packages on your system.