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Re: Bug#686075: modemmanager shouldn't recommend usb-modeswitch, but suggest it

On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 04:05:46PM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> On 28.08.2012 14:49, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > On Aug 28, Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> wrote:

> >> We don't have the infrastructure though, to do such hardware based
> >> installation requests, i.e. a system service which constantly monitors
> >> newly plugged in devices, has a database of devices mapping to packages,
> >> and a service running in the user session which can be signaled via the
> >> system service (e.g. via D-Bus) when such a hardware has been plugged
> >> in, and presents that to the user.
> > I think Ubuntu has something like this, udev would do most of the work.

> Interesting. Does anyone know more about that?

I think 'ubuntu-drivers-common' is the package you'd want to look at.

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