Sunday, January 1, 2012

Hardware identification system


hwinfo - Hardware identification system

hwinfo is the hardware detection tool used in SuSE Linux. 

In Debian-Edu (Skolelinux) hwinfo has shown better results than discover when detecting mouse, keyboard and monitor. 

hwinfo is collecting information about the hardware installed on a system. Among others, libhd contains information about cdrom, zip, floppy, disks and partitions, network card,graphics card, monitor, camera, mouse, sound, pppoe, isdn, modem, printer, scanner, bios, cpu, usb, memory and smp.

Install hwinfo in Debian

#apt-get install hwinfo

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