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Old 10-15-2012, 06:36 AM   #1
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System configuration info via command line


Hello everybody,

As a newbie and enthusiastic linux user i would like to ask my first question.

What are the most common command lines to get (detailed) info about system configuration.

Thnx in advance
 
Old 10-15-2012, 06:37 AM   #2
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there isn't one really. What information were you after? In terms of configuration, config file mostly live under /etc/ so you'd be looking at the files there really.
 
Old 10-15-2012, 06:41 AM   #3
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there isn't one really. What information were you after? In terms of configuration, config file mostly live under /etc/ so you'd be looking at the files there really.
Sorry for not being more precise, but i meant info about the hardware components: CPU, RAM, Wifi card etc...
 
Old 10-15-2012, 07:07 AM   #4
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Try these
Code:
lspci
lshw
dmesg
lsusb
hal-device
cat /var/log/boot.log
cat /var/log/dmesg
Available cmds can vary, depending on distro; there are other cmds I think.
 
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:07 AM   #5
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but i meant info about the hardware components
There are many. Examples are:

Code:
~$ lspci -vv
Code:
~$ lsusb -v -t
Code:
~$ cat /proc/mounts
Just take hold of a good tutorial to get acquainted with the system. You can download one good here click this.

Goodluck and enjoy.

mm

Last edited by malekmustaq; 10-15-2012 at 07:10 AM.
 
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:46 AM   #6
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Try these
lspci
lshw
dmesg
lsusb
hal-device
cat /var/log/boot.log
cat /var/log/dmesg
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thnx a lot that was very helpful
 
Old 10-15-2012, 07:49 AM   #7
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There are many. Examples are:

Code:
~$ lspci -vv
Code:
~$ lsusb -v -t
Code:
~$ cat /proc/mounts
Just take hold of a good tutorial to get acquainted with the system. You can download one good here click this.

Goodluck and enjoy.

mm

Thnx a lot man, that's exactly what i was looking for
 
Old 10-15-2012, 07:57 AM   #8
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thnx a lot that was very helpful
Actually that was more than helpful, thanks to the provided commands now i am able to acquire very detailed info about the hardware and much more. Many thanks
 
Old 10-15-2012, 10:57 AM   #9
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You could try dmidecode as well!
 
  


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