Opened 10 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#5112 closed enhancement (fixed)

Show which video driver is being used in Screen preferences

Reported by: aldeck Owned by: axeld
Priority: normal Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: Preferences/Screen Version:
Keywords: screen, video, driver, preferences Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

Everything is in the title, not sure how to present the info but it would be pretty handy for newcomers with troubles and the devs on the other side.

Change History (2)

comment:1 by axeld, 10 years ago

I've added the info in hrev34659 to the tool tip, but I don't think this is a good solution yet (so I don't close the ticket yet).

comment:2 by pulkomandy, 3 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

We have some hardware info in the screen prefs now. It says VESA when that is used, and some driver-provided description string otherwise. Sounds good enough.

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