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Postby jeremiah2329 » Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:05 pm

I have a couple of different programs that I use on windows boxes for getting tall of the hardware information from a computer in a nice easy way. You can also save an html file with all the information so that you can create a catalog of your various system's information (processor, memory, bios, and lots more). Does anyone know of a similar utility that works in Linux?


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Postby Husse » Fri Apr 18, 2008 5:05 pm

The Device manager gives a lot of info, but I can't see that you can export it to a file

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cat /proc/*

gives more info than you need

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gives a lot of useful info

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sudo lshw

gives you a nice overview

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sudo biosdecode

The output of the terminal is very easy to copy to a textfile
As you see I don't have a GUI application in the list. If you want to find one try to google

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hardware info linux
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