Can someone help me out and explain or point me in the right direction on how to check video drivers and see if my video card running okay

Asked by djennane on 2019-04-24

Can someone help me out and explain or point me in the right direction on how to check video drivers and see if my video card running okay

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: xorg 1:7.7+19ubuntu7.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.18.0-18.19~18.04.1-generic 4.18.20
Uname: Linux 4.18.0-18-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.6
Architecture: amd64
BootLog: Error: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/var/log/boot.log'
CompositorRunning: None
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Wed Apr 24 09:56:02 2019
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: bionic
DistroVariant: ubuntu
ExtraDebuggingInterest: Yes, including running git bisection searches
GraphicsCard:
 Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0416] (rev 06) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Lenovo 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller [17aa:3675]
 NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 745M] [10de:0fe3] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Lenovo GeForce GT 745A [17aa:3675]
InstallationDate: Installed on 2019-04-24 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20190210)
MachineType: LENOVO 10123
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-4.18.0-18-generic root=/dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root ro quiet splash vt.handoff=1
SourcePackage: xorg
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 04/18/2013
dmi.bios.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.bios.version: I8KT15AUS
dmi.board.name: SHARKBAY
dmi.board.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.board.version: 31900004 STD
dmi.chassis.type: 13
dmi.chassis.vendor: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.chassis.version: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnLENOVO:bvrI8KT15AUS:bd04/18/2013:svnLENOVO:pn10123:pvrIdeaCentreA730:rvnLENOVO:rnSHARKBAY:rvr31900004STD:cvnToBeFilledByO.E.M.:ct13:cvrToBeFilledByO.E.M.:
dmi.product.family: IdeaCentre
dmi.product.name: 10123
dmi.product.sku: LENOVO_MT_1012
dmi.product.version: IdeaCentre A730
dmi.sys.vendor: LENOVO
version.compiz: compiz N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.95-1~18.04.1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 18.2.8-0ubuntu0~18.04.2
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 18.2.8-0ubuntu0~18.04.2
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core N/A
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau N/A

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2019-04-24
Last reply:
2019-04-26
Nowres Rafid (nowres) said : #1

This is a question

What is the output of:

sudo lshw -C display

Thanks

Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) said : #3

If you want to know what kernel drivers you are using for each device (including your GPUs) then run:

  lspci -k

If you want to see what OpenGL driver you are using then run:

  glxinfo | grep OpenGL

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