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    Gigabyte mobo drivers

    Right, I have just constructed a new PC from parts, and have installed ubuntu. I now need to install drivers, starting with the mobo. My mobo is the gigabyte GA-MA770-DS3. Anyone have any ideas on where to find drivers for ubuntu?

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    Tim

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    Re: Gigabyte mobo drivers

    Drivers for what exactly, any propriety drivers should be listed at system > admin > hardware drivers

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    Re: Gigabyte mobo drivers

    Ah, yes. The ones that come on the CD that comes with the mobo.

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    Re: Gigabyte mobo drivers

    Can you specify what components on the motherboard you need drivers for? Ubuntu should already have drivers for most of the basics (drive controller, chipset, graphics, network, sound). The configuration of one or two items may need to be tweaked to work properly but I'd be surprised if you actually needed to download drivers for the motherboard.

    Regardless, you should first see what hardware Ubuntu is not recognizing. Then check with the manufacturer (Gigabyte) to see if the provide a linux driver for that component (i.e. on-board network card).

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