[Mageia-discuss] sysadmin tools and closed-source video drivers

Fred Obermann sinobra at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 20:19:00 CEST 2011

Two of the reasons I have stuck with Mandriva for many years were:


I found the mandriva-control-center to  be really much easier than using
command-line utilities for things like:

    video card/monitor configuration

The mcc video configuration was especially nice when I'd take a computer
between locations and plug it into different monitors.

Video Drivers:

During installation, the latest AMD/ATI or Nvidia proprietary drivers were
installed (with powerpack), and I didn't have to download them from their
respective vendors in another step.

To what extent is the mandriva-control-center (or duplicate funtionality)
going to be included in mageia?
Will magia include AMD and Nvidia proprietary dirvers be included in the
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