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I have installed Ubuntu 13.04. How can I check that I have a driver for my graphics card installed and see details about it?

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You can use glxinfo for information about your driver and OpenGL.
Run

glxinfo | grep OpenGL

for info about your driver and OpenGL.


You can use lspci for info about your PCI devices (so, VGA too).
Use

lspci -v -s `lspci | awk '/VGA/{print $1}'`

for info about you video card.

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glxinfo isn't installed on my system and it's not in apt-get, but the 2nd command worked well. Thank you. –  Mark Mar 26 at 22:12
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Follow System Settings - Software & Updates - Additional Drivers

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