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Title: Switch between Intel/AMD GPU on 18.04
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Created: August 26, 2018
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Rather than using lspci -nn | grep VGA which will only show your Intel GPU and not your AMD GPU you should try an expanded search using something like this:

$ lspci -k | grep -EA3 'VGA|Display|3D'
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Skylake Integrated Graphics (rev 06)
	DeviceName:  Onboard IGD
	Subsystem: Dell Skylake Integrated Graphics
	Kernel driver in use: i915
--
01:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM204M [GeForce GTX 970M] (rev a1)
	Subsystem: Dell GM204M [GeForce GTX 970M]
	Kernel driver in use: nvidia
	Kernel modules: nvidiafb, nouveau, nvidia_384_drm, nvidia_384
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