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Old 05-21-2011, 10:47 PM   #1
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How to check the list of devices installed using terminal ?


hi,
I want to know that is there any command by which i can check which type of hardware devices are installed in my Linux box like SVGA,Sound Card,LAN Card.

thanks
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Old 05-21-2011, 11:09 PM   #2
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Here is one that comes to mind first.
Code:
lspci
 
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Old 05-21-2011, 11:12 PM   #3
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Oh, there are several:

lspci
lsusb
ifconfig
lshw


Also for future reference, it helps to search your system documentation and the forums

---------- Post added 05-21-11 at 11:13 PM ----------

Nice jump there flipjarg, you beat me to it!
 
Old 05-21-2011, 11:17 PM   #4
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Wink

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Oh, there are several:
...Nice jump there flipjarg, you beat me to it!

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Old 05-22-2011, 08:32 PM   #5
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And dmesg.
 
  


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