Hardware Discovery (Detection) and Listing
 

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Hardware Discovery (Detection) and Listing

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lshw

Under Linux, there is a great little utility called 'lshw', the hardware lister.  You can use this utility to determine the hardware characteristics of whatever computer you run it on and, optionally, save it to a file.

Installation

Debian or Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install lshw

Fedora:

yum install lshw 

SME Server 7:

rpm -Uvh http://apt.sw.be/packages/lshw/lshw-2.12.1-1.el4.rf.i386.rpm 

Usage

lshw |more 

If you want the information to be saved to a file:

lshw > hwlist.txt 

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 06 July 2008 17:29