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nu2this2
November 23rd, 2008, 12:42 AM
I was wondering if there is a terminal command that would allow me to see what hardware devices are recognized by ubuntu? I am using Hardy Heron.

Then how to configure them. For example, my wireless card does not work the same way it does in windows, nor do I have the versatility of printer functions with ubuntu.

Thanks for any help.

zzHanks
November 23rd, 2008, 02:26 AM
Hello.
If you ant to get your hardware information (your hardware is most likely supported) then type
sudo apt-get install sysinfo in terminal, or use Synaptic.

Note: If you have not installed Ubuntu, this information is useless. But you can always try out the LiveCD.

fooman
November 23rd, 2008, 02:32 AM
I was wondering if there is a terminal command that would allow me to see what hardware devices are recognized by ubuntu? I am using Hardy Heron.



lspci

mc4man
November 23rd, 2008, 02:38 AM
@zzHanks
that's a pretty nifty little app, I like it.

@nu2this2
If you don't see what you want or the terminal output is too congested try


sudo lshw -html > hardware.html

Look in home folder for hardware.html, breaks the listings up for an easy read