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I've Debian Squeeze installed on my desktop, how do I know if my video card (its driver) is properly installed?

This is part of the lspci command output:

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82Q963/Q965 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)

and this is part of lshw command output:

*-display
             description: VGA compatible controller
             product: 82Q963/Q965 Integrated Graphics Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 2
             bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
             version: 02
             width: 64 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
             configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
             resources: irq:30 memory:d0200000-d02fffff memory:c0000000-cfffffff(prefetchable) ioport:2168(size=8)
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Run sudo lsmod and review the output. You will probably be using the i915 driver.

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The output does contain video-14605-1-i915, it means that the driver is properly installed and in use? –  JohnTortugo Jun 14 '12 at 22:42
    
If you can see on the monitor, I would say yes. Are you getting the resolution options you desire? If so, then definitely, yes. –  Chris K Jun 14 '12 at 22:58
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