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I have a Dell studio 1555 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500, and I have installed the proprietary driver but when I go to settings>details>graphics, ubuntu tells me the driver is VESA:M92, experience: standard.

The driver has definitely installed correctly as I can get up the catalyst control centre and change settings which effect what I see. So is this just a false indication or am I not getting the full experience out of my video card?

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Can anyone help with this? Things seem to be running okay but I would hate to think I wasn't getting the best performance out of ubuntu. –  Scoon McPherson Nov 24 '12 at 6:25
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Try running the following command in terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T):

lspci -k | grep VGA -A2 

I think it will show you that you are using the correct driver and so if you go to SettingsDetailsGraphics and you see the VESA:M92 driver, it is just an incorrect indication for a reason that I do not know, but I have the same issue here on my laptop.

Hope this helps.

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