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Selecting a Video Driver
<console>###i## lspci -nn | grep -i vga</console>
to see what your system is using:
<console>###i## lspci -k</console>
Once hardware is determined use the following sections to add or edit the <code>VIDEO_CARDS</code> global variable in <code>/etc/[[make.conf]]</code>. For See the specific driver pages for more granular details including kernel configurations, frame buffer settings, and xorg configurationsX configuration. {{TableStart}}<tr class="warn"><th>Package Name</th><th><code>VIDEO_CARDS</code> setting</th></tr><tr><td>{{Package|x11-drivers/x86-video-ati}}</td><td><code>radeon</code></td></tr><tr><td>{{Package|x11-drivers/ati-drivers}}</td><td><code>fglrx</code></td></tr><tr><td>{{Package|x11-drivers/xf86-video-intel}}</td><td><code>intel</code></td></tr><tr><td>{{Package|x11-drivers/x86-video-nouveau}}</td><td><code>nouveau</code></td></tr><tr><td>{{Package|x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers}}</td><td><code>nvidia</code></td></tr><tr><td>{{Package|x11-drivers/xf86-video-vesa}}</td><td><code>vesa</code></td></tr><tr><td>{{Package|x11-drivers/xf86-video-vga}}</td><td><code>vga</code></td></tr>{{TableEnd}} An overview of each driver follows: see specific package page links.
=== AMD/ATI ===
Users can choose between {{Package|x11-drivers/xf86-video-nouveau}} and proprietary {{package|x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers}} video drivers released by NVIDIA. The proprietary drivers have a reputation for quality, although they are often not updated to work with the latest versions of X or the Linux kernel.
 
=== Hybrid Graphics ===
 
=== VESA/VGA ===
 
{{package|x11-drivers/xf86-video-vesa}}
== Managing Installed Drivers ==
=== OpenGL/OpenCL ===
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