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Old 01-18-2008, 12:13 AM   #1
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In device manager on Ubuntu..


How do i locate what my graphics card is? Or could it be built in to the motherboard? What do i look for? I see a whole list of things but don't know which one would be my graphics card?
Thanks
 
Old 01-18-2008, 01:31 AM   #2
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As root or using sudo run:
Code:
update-pciids
lspci | grep VGA
This should show you the video card.
 
Old 01-18-2008, 01:44 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by thedonkdonk View Post
As root or using sudo run:
Code:
update-pciids
lspci | grep VGA
This should show you the video card.
I have never used the above..I am brand new to Linux,how do i do so?
And would you be able to please read my other post and assist me?
Ubuntu is not booting,well it is but the graphics on the sign in page are all lines and fuzzy?
Thanks Dave
 
Old 01-18-2008, 01:57 AM   #4
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If you can log in to your system, open a terminal. To log in as root you type
su
and then it prompts you for your root password. Then you can type what thedonkdonk has proposed.
To log out from root you type exit.
Hope I helped
 
Old 01-18-2008, 03:50 AM   #5
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In Device Manager...

You need to look for Graphics Controller in the left pane, highlight it,
then select the PCI tab in the right pane to find the specifics.

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