How Detect Intel Graphic Processor?

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Solution 1

To know complete information about your graphics card we have two useful methods.open your terminal and type

lspci | grep VGA

sample outputs:

[email protected]:~$ lspci | grep VGA
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
[email protected]:~$ 

and one more thing:

sudo lshw -C video

sample output for example

[email protected]:~$ sudo lshw -C video
  *-display:0             
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: [email protected]:00:02.0
       version: 03
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: msi pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:45 memory:fd800000-fdbfffff memory:d0000000-dfffffff ioport:ff00(size=8)
  *-display:1 UNCLAIMED
       description: Display controller
       product: 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2.1
       bus info: [email protected]:00:02.1
       version: 03
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: memory:fde00000-fdefffff
[email protected]:~$ 

Hope that helps,:) .

Solution 2

To list all display adapters you should use the below command:

lspci -nn | grep '\[03[02]0\]'

This searches for the "VGA compatible controller", but also "3D controller" (which is how some Nvidia cards are exposed). Example output for my hybrid graphics laptop (i5-460m and GT 425M):

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0046] (rev 02)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation GF108 [GeForce GT 425M] [10de:0df0] (rev a1)

If your machine has an integrated Intel video card, but it does not show up, consider looking in the BIOS settings. Vendors like Lenovo provide you an option to select between an Intel-only, Nvidia-only or hybrid Intel/Nvidia setup. Selecting the Intel-only or Nvidia-only modes will effectively hide the adapters from the lspci output.

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Updated on June 30, 2022

Comments

  • Milad Sobhkhiz
    Milad Sobhkhiz less than a minute

    My laptop has a nvidia 425 geforce video card!

    I'm keen on to find wether my laptop has another(intel) graphic processor or not?

    and so, enable Intel Integrated for usage!

    How should i find this?

  • Milad Sobhkhiz
    Milad Sobhkhiz almost 10 years
    this is Output: [email protected] ~ % lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108 [GeForce GT 425M] (rev a1)
  • Milad Sobhkhiz
    Milad Sobhkhiz almost 10 years
    how should i enable intel Integrated Graphic card?
  • rɑːdʒɑ
    rɑːdʒɑ almost 10 years
    if you have Intel graphic card then you can . but as you gave the output there is no Intel VGA in your PC.
  • Lekensteyn
    Lekensteyn almost 10 years
    If it does not show up at lspci, it does not mean that the hardware is not capable of it. See my answer
  • Milad Sobhkhiz
    Milad Sobhkhiz almost 10 years
    Thank you @Lekensteyn, but i have Sony VAIO and the Vendor didn't provide an option like that you say! i entered the command you recommended it, But the result was same as previous command!
  • wakjah
    wakjah almost 4 years
    I missed it first time round because the single-adapter setting is called 'Auto' in my bios. How confusing! Thanks for prompting me to look again.