I am using Mint 12 on a lenovo machine. How do I find the exact name of my graphics card to download and install driver? Also is there any way to check if the driver is already installed or not?
Install the lshw tool with
Invoke the tool in the terminal with:
The easiest way is to use
On my system, this returns:
To check which driver is loaded run this for NVIDIA cards:
and this for ATI cards (will return nothing if the proprietary driver is not loaded):