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Old 07-06-2007, 01:14 AM   #1
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How can I find out my video card 'specs?


Assuming I am not using any GUI, no X or desktop environment, how can I find all the information I could need about my video card?
 
Old 07-06-2007, 01:44 AM   #2
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Well, no idea where you'd get that (besides your video card manufacturers website) but you can get at least -some- info on it by typing in a console

/sbin/lspci

and looking for a reference to a display controller or video device. That should at least get you which chipset is on your card...?

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Old 07-06-2007, 02:12 AM   #3
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Awesome, that was indeed able to provide me with enough information to get the rest of the 'specs. Thanks very much
 
Old 07-06-2007, 02:19 AM   #4
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For future reference, if you had -v after lspci, you'll get more verbose information.
 
  


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