Technology Tales

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Listing hardware information for Linux systems

3rd August 2012

Curiosity about the graphics card on my backup PC caused me to look for ways of getting this information without opening up the machine or searching for a manual. In the end, a solitary command did the job:

sudo lshw

If you are running it as root, the “sudo” piece can be dropped but the result is the same. As it happened, it gave me the information that I needed.

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