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My friend has recently bought a second-hand vehicle with an in-car computer and it's wired up to a touchscreen monitor on the dashboard (very impressive!).

Now, I've helped him install Ubuntu on it today but we can't establish the make and model of the connected touchscreen monitor to try and source the drivers to make the touchscreen function work.

Are there any Linux commands to work out the make / model of an attached monitor? I've tried Google which pointed me towards the /etc/X11 directory but have had no joy with that.

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Most likely, more info will be available after running sudo lshw -sanitize - please, edit the question and post output there –  Vadim Rutkovsky Jan 26 '12 at 14:54
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lshw or sudo lshw will work better than lspci.

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Try running:

lspci

Your monitor should be listed there somewhere.

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