man hwinfo Command

Man page for apt-get hwinfo Command

Man Page for hwinfo in Linux

Ubuntu Man Command : man hwinfo

Man Hwinfo  Command

This tutorial shows the man page for man hwinfo in linux.

Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
man hwinfo

Result of the Command Execution shown below:

HWINFO(8)                                                               System configuration                                                               HWINFO(8)

hwinfo probe for hardware

hwinfo [ options ]

hwinfo is used to probe for the hardware present in the system. It can be used to generate a system overview log which can be later used for support.

debug level
Set debug level. The debug info is shown only in the log file. If you specify a log file, the debug level is implicitly set to a reasonable value.

dump db n
Dump hardware data base, n is either 0 for the external data base, or 1 for the internal data base.

help Print a usage and exit.

log logfile
Write info to logfile.

Just a short listing.

Show libhd version.

Probe for the particular hardware item. Available hardware items are: all, bios, block, bluetooth, braille, bridge, camera, cdrom, chipcard, cpu,
disk, dsl, dvb, fingerprint, floppy, framebuffer, gfxcard, hub, ide, isapnp, isdn, joystick, keyboard, memory, modem, monitor, mouse, netcard, net Äê
work, partition, pci, pcmcia, pcmcia ctrl, pppoe, printer, scanner, scsi, smp, sound, storage ctrl, sys, tape, tv, usb, usb ctrl, vbe, wlan, and zip.

Not all hardware can be detected.

Steffen Winterfeldt <> hwinfo
Michal Svec <> manual page


hwinfo January 2003 HWINFO(8)-

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