Template:VIDEO CARDS

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After setting or altering VIDEO_CARDS values remember to update the system using the following command so the changes take effect:

root #emerge --ask --changed-use --deep @world
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Documentation

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Use this template to show instructions for setting the VIDEO_CARDS variable.

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Set a valid VIDEO_CARDS variable.

Usage

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Wiki code {{VIDEO_CARDS|intel}}

Main version Portage uses the USE_EXPAND variable called VIDEO_CARDS to enable support for various graphics cards in packages. Setting VIDEO_CARDS to appropriate value(s) will pull in the correct driver(s):
FILE /etc/portage/make.confSet VIDEO_CARDS to intel
VIDEO_CARDS="intel"

Substitute the name of the driver(s) to be used. Common choices include nouveau, nvidia, radeon, and intel. After setting or altering VIDEO_CARDS values remember to update the system using the following command so the changes take effect:

root #emerge --ask --changed-use --deep @world


Sandbox version Portage uses the VIDEO_CARDS USE_EXPAND variable for enabling support for various graphics cards in packages. Setting VIDEO_CARDS to appropriate value(s) will pull in the correct driver(s):
FILE /etc/portage/make.confSet VIDEO_CARDS to intel
VIDEO_CARDS="intel"

Substitute the name of the driver(s) to be used. Common choices include nouveau, nvidia, radeon, and intel. After setting or altering VIDEO_CARDS values remember to update the system using the following command so the changes take effect:

root #emerge --ask --changed-use --deep @world


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