Ubuntu - Device Drivers

By default, Ubuntu comes with pre-built required drivers for the mouse, keyboard, audio and video drivers. Long gone are the days where device drivers used to be a nightmare for Linux-based operating systems.

To view the options for devices, go to the settings options on the left-hand side control panel.

Device Options

In the hardware section, you will see the various options for the hardware devices such as the display monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc.

For example, using the Display section, we can change the resolution of the screen along with other display settings as shown in the following screenshot.

Change Resolution

To install any additional drivers, we need to go to the respective driver website and download the necessary distribution for the particular device driver. Then, use the Software Center to install the required device driver.

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