Utility to install ATI or NVIDIA proprietary drivers in Ubuntu and Debian

envy guiEnvy is application available for Ubuntu and Debian and is written in Python and PyGTK that does:

1) detect the model of your graphic card (ATI and Nvidia cards are supported);
2) download the right version of the proprietary driver for your ATI or Nvidia card from ATI or Nvidia’s websites;
3) handle the dependencies (compilers, OpenGL, etc.) (according to your OS version and kernel) required to build the module;
4) install/uninstall the driver;
5) set up your xorg.conf for you (according to your system specifications);
6) restart the Xserver for you (if you wish so).

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Stefan Durand

My name is Stefan, I'm the admin of LinuxScrew. I am a full-time Linux/Unix sysadmin, a hobby Python programmer, and a part-time blogger. I post useful guides, tips, and tutorials on common Linux and Programming issues. Feel free to reach out in the comment section.

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