Comment 7 for bug 1444682

Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox) wrote :

Please note that this is nothing new, this has been the case in vivid too. In general we detect cpu architecture and suggest installation of intel-microcode, which is normally included on the cd and installed.

http://blog.surgut.co.uk/2015/03/intel-cpu-microcode-support-in-ubuntu.html

it is recommended to install microcode by default.

the plugin in ubuntu-drivers code does the right thing. I have no idea if it needs to expose more metadata to display something nicer in the drivers dialog.