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hey Ubuntu Gurus

since this weekend i`m starting to use Ubuntu 7.10 more and more and i really like it...except for some small things...like : the installation for my HD3870 cost me 2 hours and when it finally worked i found a programme (Envy) that does it all within 30 seconds

before i waste another 2 hours...is there a programme like Evy...but then for the Logitech G15?

yesterday i was fighting with the Konsole for half an hour trying to figure out how to install the G15 but it just won`t work

if i won`t get my G15 working today i`m gonna start crying cause i miss my sweet little LCD screen with all that usefull info (temps & Usage)

so...please....help...make my Ubuntu complete
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post #2 of 19
I share the same dilemma, and I have been using linux for a few months, and I have not been able to find the proper info. Except for the AMD keyboard applet for Linux (which I couldn't get to work), I have found no way to do it...
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post #3 of 19
The keyboard doesn't work in Linux or what?
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well...i did find some sites (used Google) where they explained how to install it.
but i had to download and use 4 or 5 different programs and had to type some lines in the konsole...and i don`t understand the konsole
it`s nothing like dos...i like dos...i miss dos
that`s why i asked for a nice all-in-one program that would do it all for me.
but i fear it`s just not gonna happen like that
back to the fiddling around with the konsole then
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post #5 of 19
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Originally Posted by Psycho666 View Post
well...i did find some sites (used Google) where they explained how to install it.
but i had to download and use 4 or 5 different programs and had to type some lines in the konsole...and i don`t understand the konsole
it`s nothing like dos...i like dos...i miss dos
that`s why i asked for a nice all-in-one program that would do it all for me.
but i fear it`s just not gonna happen like that
back to the fiddling around with the konsole then
Could you link me those sites?
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post #6 of 19
as always, www.ubuntuforums.com is your friend

read these, it may/may not help clear it up.
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...04#post2461304
http://www.g15tools.com/Welcome.html
    
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post #7 of 19
you have to install the g15 tools (libg15, g15daemon, g15composer, libg15render and g15lcd). i had it working with fiesty, but didn't bother installing it with gutsy.
 
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post #9 of 19
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well...i tried that 2 times already and i just can`t get it to work
somehow i finally managed to get it to create an installer (or something like that)
but when i had to save it , it just kept saying the directory was invalid or it didn`t excist

remember , i`m still an Ubuntu noob that`s trying to catch up
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post #10 of 19
there is a how to at ubuntu forums community docs. i know that there is an order as to which you install the tools as well.
 
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