How To Install Mint Driver Manager (Mint Drivers) 1.1.4 On Ubuntu 14.04, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014 And Other Ubuntu 14.04 Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Mint Driver Manager is a tool developed by the Linux Mint team that enables the users to easily install proprietary drivers on their Linux system, via a intuitive interface.

Due to the fact that Mint Driver Manager is Desktop Environment independent, it works on all the desktop environments: Unity, KDE, XFCE, LXDE, GNOME, etc. The latest version available is Mint Driver Manager 1.1.4.

how to install Mint Driver Manager 1.1.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04

In this article I will show you how to install Mint Driver Manager 1.1.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

It is easier to download the deb package instead of adding the Linux Mint repo and getting other (unwanted) updates, so follow the instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget packages.linuxmint.com/pool/main/m/mintdrivers/mintdrivers_1.1.4_all.deb
$ sudo gdebi mintdrivers_1.1.4_all.deb

Optional, to remove Mint Driver Manager, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove mintdrivers

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