View Full Version : [ubuntu] what's the name of my hardware?

August 22nd, 2009, 10:28 PM
my brother's resolution in ubuntu is much lower than in vista, and in the settings i can only lower it more, not raise it.
i read somewhere that i should check the proprietary drivers, but there was only drivers for the network card. now i thought that i could google the name of the graphics card, but i can't find the name of it. i don't want to go into vista to check it.
i tried lspci and hwcheck that i downloaded, but the results didn't say anything about a graphics card.

August 22nd, 2009, 10:55 PM
This gives the entire system:

sudo lshw

from my system( somewhere in the middle of entire list):

description: VGA compatible controller
product: G94 [GeForce 9600 GT]
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
version: a1
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=nvidia latency=0 module=nvidia

August 22nd, 2009, 11:21 PM
i found the name of the card:
*-display UNCLAIMED
description: VGA compatible controller
product: 771/671 PCIE VGA Display Adapter
vendor: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
version: 10
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pm agp agp-3.0 cap_list
configuration: latency=0
then i found this thread:
but that solves it only if i would be using 7.04 i think, it didn't work opening it in 9.04.
what am i gonna do :(