December 31, 2013, 3:15 PM — Here's how you can install the Linux Mint Driver Manager to your Ubuntu 13.10 computer. The Linux Mint Driver Manager offers an attractive alternative to Ubuntu's Additional Drivers.
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/mint
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mintdrivers
Here's a list of features in Linux Mint Driver Manager:
The "Driver Manager" is an independent application, separate from "Software Sources" and which you can launch straight from the menu.
Drivers are listed by package name, and their version are clearly stated (in the case of the nVidia drivers you can therefore choose according to a particular version instead of wondering what "current" or "updates" really mean).
Devices from popular brands (nVidia, ATI, Broadcom, Samsung...) are illustrated with an icon.
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