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Old 10-14-2012, 08:44 PM   #1
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Question video card on ubuntu


I have a nvidia video card, but I do not know which model I can not find and I have just installed ubuntu os but unfortunately there is no video card driver where or how do I corrected this problem
 
Old 10-14-2012, 09:00 PM   #2
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Open the "Additional Drivers" program, it will show you the hardware for which third party drivers can be installed and handle that for you.
 
Old 10-17-2012, 03:58 AM   #3
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but there does not show me anything but I do know that I do not have the right video card driver
 
Old 10-17-2012, 04:03 AM   #4
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Which ubutnu version are you using? Could be that you have an nVidia card with no current closed source drivers (which would be why 'addional drivers, aka 'jockey' doesnt give you a driver to install). So we should check what video card you are using.

Running this comamnd in a terminal will tell you the video card model-

lspci | grep VGA

Paste the results here and somebody will be able to help you more.
 
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12.04 newest version from this site i hawe downloaded
 
Old 10-17-2012, 04:14 AM   #6
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That doesnt help us figure out what card you are running.
 
Old 10-17-2012, 04:15 AM   #7
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where i find that name
 
Old 10-17-2012, 04:22 AM   #8
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how to identify video card model on ubuntu 12.04 version?
 
Old 10-17-2012, 04:31 AM   #9
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I have a nvidia video card, but I do not know which model I can not find and I have just installed ubuntu os but unfortunately there is no video card driver where or how do I corrected this problem
try dis
Manual NVIDIA binary driver package install
Install the NVIDIA binary driver package manually. It will automatically blacklist the Nouveau default driver and make the kernel modules for you:

sudo apt-get install nvidia-current
Become root:

sudo -i
Then simply modify your "xorg.conf" to use it. Copy and paste the whole code snippet in the terminal where you ran "sudo -i":

echo 'Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
DefaultDepth 24
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "glx"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Default Device"
Driver "nvidia"
Option "NoLogo" "True"
EndSection
' > /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Then reboot your machine.

Reversal
In case it doesn't work, you can get back to the default state by reverting the changes:

sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf && sudo apt-get purge nvidia-current nvidia-settings
And of course then you need to reboot.
 
Old 10-17-2012, 04:33 AM   #10
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Open a terminal and type:
Code:
 lspci | grep -i vga
please copy and paste the output.
 
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how to identify video card model on ubuntu 12.04 version?
For some reason you didnt run the command (or if you did you didnt post it here)-

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Running this comamnd in a terminal will tell you the video card model-

lspci | grep VGA
 
Old 10-17-2012, 11:15 AM   #12
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I have VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation NV11 [GeForce2 MX/MX 400] (rev b2)
please help me vith this device driver quiqly
 
Old 10-17-2012, 12:10 PM   #13
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Please don't post all in bold, this is considered to be rude.
There is actually no working proprietary driver for Ubuntu for this card (which is why the Additional drivers program offers none), so you have to use the free nouveau drivers. those are installed an used by default on Ubuntu.
 
Old 10-17-2012, 12:46 PM   #14
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but this not my device driver becose me dont give permancy playing normal game like nexuiz and other
 
Old 10-17-2012, 01:14 PM   #15
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The Geforce 2 is from 2000, now 12 years old. You won't play any game with somewhat modern graphics on that, especially not Nexuiz, it needs a modern card.
Also, on a system using that card most likely your processor and the amount of RAM are not sufficient to play modern games.
 
  


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