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Old 11-03-2004, 03:49 PM   #1
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command which provides the specifications of my PC


During installation many distros print the specifications of the PC; the specifications and the type of the CPU, of the graphics card, etc... Is there a way ( a command, or a configuration file) to find these information, after the installation?
 
Old 11-03-2004, 04:04 PM   #2
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Look through the files in /proc/ ... cpuinfo, meminfo, etc.
 
Old 11-03-2004, 04:56 PM   #3
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Also, the command lspci (especially with the -v flag) provides valuable information about PCI devices (network and video cards and other controllers).

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Old 11-03-2004, 05:31 PM   #4
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There is a programme called lshw (stands for LiSt HardWare) that can amalgamate lots of information into easy to digest form (including the option to output directly to an html page).
 
  


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