Download System76 Laptops & Desktops Driver

12/9/2021by admin

Package Details: system76-driver 20.04.24-1

System76 Will Build Its Own Linux Laptops From January 2020 IPFire Open-Source Linux Firewall Gets Improved and Faster QoS Linux Servers Running Webmin App Targeted By DDoS Attacks. Thelio Desktops boast an arsenal of components for maximum configurability to achieve the epitome of performance. System76 computers are custom-built to run Linux flawlessly.

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Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/system76-driver.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: system76-driver
Description: Universal driver for System76 computers
Upstream URL: https://github.com/pop-os/system76-driver
Keywords:
Licenses: GPL
Submitter: ava1ar
Maintainer: ava1ar
Last Packager: electrickite
Votes: 21
Popularity: 0.93
First Submitted: 2013-08-18 05:41
Last Updated: 2021-01-18 20:51

Dependencies (24)

  • dmidecode(dmidecode-git)
  • python-gobject(python-gobject-git)
  • python-systemd(python-systemd-git)
  • system76-firmware-daemon(system76-firmware-daemon-git)
  • python>=3.6 (python-dbg)
  • firmware-manager(firmware-manager-git)(optional) – Manage System76 firmware updates
  • gtk3(gtk3-donnatella, gtk3-cosy, gtk3-adwaita-3-32-git, gtk3-mushrooms, gtk3-typeahead, gtk3-git, gtk3-ubuntu, gtk3-classic, gtk3-patched-filechooser-icon-view)(optional) – To launch System76 driver and firmware GUI
  • pm-utils(pm-utils-debian)(optional) – For power management features
  • polkit(polkit-git, polkit-consolekit, polkit-no-script-git, polkit-duktape)(optional) – Run System76 Driver GUI from application menu
  • pulseaudio(pulseaudio-bluedio, pulseaudio-pali, pulseaudio-airplay, pulseaudio-git, pulseaudio-hsphfpd, pulseaudio-dummy, pulseaudio-nosystemd-git, pulseaudio-nosystemd-minimal-git, pipewire-pulse-git, pipewire-full-pulse-git, pipewire-common-pulse-git, pipewire-pulse)(optional) – To apply microphone fix
  • system76-acpi-dkms(optional) – Provides the system76_acpi in-tree driver
  • system76-dkms(system76-dkms-git)(optional) – Control hotkeys and fan on certain System76 laptops
  • system76-io-dkms(system76-io-dkms-git)(optional) – Enable System76 I/O daughterboard
  • system76-oled(optional) – Control brightness on OLED displays
  • system76-power(system76-power-git, system76-power-openrc)(optional) – System76 Power Management
  • xorg-xbacklight(acpilight)(optional) – To use the backlight service
  • xorg-xhost(optional) – To enable GUI applications on Wayland

Sources (4)

yochananmarqos commented on 2020-12-29 17:06

The patches should be in prepare() and and build() should look like the following. See Python package guidelines

The Cleanup should look like the following, see Python package guidelines.

Phi11ipus commented on 2020-07-16 16:33

On the System76 Lemur Pro there are audio issues when using the headphone jack. System76 support traced the problem to this package not applying the combo jack change. alsa-info.sh retrieved the following information: http://alsa-project.org/db/?f=e87fd71540d6e9e977ac9471b439a8dfa9a5ab4b.

Mange commented on 2020-04-10 07:07

Thank you! It is much clearer now!

Great that firmware-manager stopped being a requirement too! <3

electrickite commented on 2020-04-06 14:53

@Mange This is the same approach the package takes to the network manager restart script. Since the restarts/reloads are not needed by all users, the scripts are installed but not enabled by default. A note about creating the symlink is included in the package post-install message. After installing 20.04.3-1, you can run the following to enable the thunderbolt reload script:

$ sudo ln -s /usr/lib/system76-driver/system76-thunderbolt-reload /lib/systemd/system-sleep/system76-thunderbolt-reload

Mange commented on 2020-04-06 13:38

@electrickite Ah, thank you.

I expected it to be installed automatically like the other files and scripts. Will that be added?

electrickite commented on 2020-04-06 11:56

@Mange Version 20.04.3-1 includes the Thunderbolt reload script. It is installed to /usr/lib/system76-driver/system76-thunderbolt-reload and can be symlinked into /lib/systemd/system-sleep/ to activate.

Mange commented on 2020-04-05 19:29

Seems like the files from this commit needs to be added to the install procedure. The file was not installed for me and there's no reference to it in the latest PKGBUILD.

File: system76-thunderbolt-reload

Any way I can help with this?

async commented on 2020-01-16 18:36

I'm unable to install this package on Manjaro Gnome. When I try to install it, I'm not receiving any feedback.. this message just loops endlessly:

Cloning system76-driver build files...Checking system76-driver dependencies...

Cloning system76-driver build files...Checking system76-driver dependencies...

Cloning system76-driver build files...Checking system76-driver dependencies...

Cloning system76-driver build files...Checking system76-driver dependencies...

electrickite commented on 2018-08-09 01:48

Updated to version 18.04.27. @rko Thanks for the note about the patch files: they are now independent of the python version.

rko commented on 2018-08-08 15:03

Arch recently updated to Python 3.7, so the patches need to be fixed. It also might be a good idea to explicitly require Python 3.7 so that the issue is caught when things are upgraded to 3.8 in the future.

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