How to find which NVIDIA graphics card is in your Ubuntu system

Finding out which NVIDIA graphics card is being used inside a Ubuntu computer is easy using the lspci command:

$ lspci | grep -i nvidia

The lspci program lists all the PCI devices on the system. If there is a NVIDIA graphics card, it should be listed as a VGA compatible controller along with its model name.

Instead of a model name, if you only see NVIDIA Corporation Device, then maybe you are using a card released recently. Update the PCI ID information on your computer and try the command again.

Tried with: lspci 3.1.8 and Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS

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