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How can I display information about a computer's hardware in linux? How could I display, for example, the amount of RAM, processor speed, HDD size, graphics card model etc.?

Is there a way to view hardware information from the command line? Are there any other ways to see it?

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Look for lshw. –  cnicutar Jul 3 '12 at 16:09
    
Read the man page for /proc. –  Linuxios Jul 3 '12 at 16:09

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Have a look at lshw http://ezix.org/project/wiki/HardwareLiSter

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You may use uname command for getting basic system information . Pl. see the manual page for all the options supported.

You may also browse the proc file system for getting more detailed information.

Pl. check the link below, to get learn more about proc file system.

http://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/Deployment_Guide/ch-proc.html

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cat /proc/cpuinfo
cat /proc/meminfo
lshw
lspci
lsusb
find /sys

...and more, depending on what you want.

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