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Linux command to find out the Hardware Specification
The following article describes in concise commands in the Linux operating system to know the specifications of the hardware in your computer. The information will be shown here is about a type of information (CPU), memory (RAM), graphics card (VGA), and a total capacity of the hard drive through the terminal. All commands used here simply typed in the terminal of Linux.

The following command is a common command to know the specifications of the hardware.

1. Specification and Information (CPU)
To find out a detailed information that is on your computer, type the following command:
cat /proc/cpuinfo

To find out which one of the items of data that you need is to add the command "| grep 'data item' ". For example if you just want to find out its a model only, then use the following command:
cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep 'model name'

Then you will see the display as below:



2. Information and specifications memory (RAM)
The following command is used to find out the detailed specification of memory (RAM) that is on your computer:
cat /proc/meminfo

In addition there is still more that others, when you wish to know the capacity of the total memory installed, then use the following command:
cat /proc/meminfo | grep MemTotal

It will come out look as below:


3. Information specifications chipset graphic card (VGA)
Type the following command to find out the type of chipset VGA card that you use:
lspci -nnk | grep VGA -A1

the display appears like this:


4. The total capacity of the hard drive Information
Type the following command to find out the total capacity of the hard drive of your computer:
sudo fdisk -l | grep Disk

The appearance will be like this:


5. All Information hardware Orders
Other alternative commands will we wear is lshw. This command will output Your computer hardware specification in its entirety. To use this command, open the terminal (CTRL + ALT + T for Ubuntu), and then type the following command:
sudo lshw -short

The command "lshw" will provide information output are very numerous and detailed. If you want to condense information these outputs, use the option "-short". When the command "lshw" can not run because your Linux operating system that the application is not installed, then use the following command to install it:
sudo apt-get install lshw
6. hardware specification Information via a graphical interface (GUI)
In addition, if you want information about the specifics of the hardware to be shown in the graphical (GUI), then you can use the application "hardinfo". This application will facilitate You in looking at the hardware specifications have been grouped according to the type of hardware. To install applications hardinfo, use the following command:
sudo apt-get install hardinfo

After you install hardinfo, then you can run it with the following command:
hardinfo

The appearance will look like below:




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