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Old 09-25-2008, 07:46 AM   #1
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"Help Me": How do i know my video card type


Hi All,

Am new to linux, am trying to install Redhat on my nx9010 laptop, but i dont know how to identify my video card type and memory. I also need help on where to find drivers for my laptop
 
Old 09-25-2008, 08:00 AM   #2
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Welcome to LQ!!
You can go to the manufacturer's website and look up the specs....

The modern Linux distro will have most or all of the drivers you need.

Which version of RedHat are you installing?
Do you have it already running? If so, you can identify the card by opening a terminal and entering "lspci"
 
Old 09-25-2008, 08:02 AM   #3
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During the installation linux should pick the right drivers for your gfx card.
If you want to fully utilise the capabilities of your card, once you've installed linux, go to the command line (konsole/terminal) and type:
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/sbin/lspci
you should see the name and model of your card and then you can find the drivers on eg. nvidia or ati website

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