How to know the graphic controller under Linux

To know your 3D graphic(s) controller(s) working (GPU or/and chipset) with your VGA output you can run the following command :

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/sbin/lspci | egrep 'VGA|3D'

Example :

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/sbin/lspci | egrep 'VGA|3D'
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [GeForce GT 630M] (rev a1)

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