Is there a command to detect the type of processor, type of graphics card, type of hard drive, just the basic hardware my computer is running?
I'm running 12.04.
You can easily find this most of this information out with the dmidecode command:
It may be a little verbose though. To find out information about a specific device, you can use the
Another option would be to use lshw
To find out the disk usage of your hard drive, you can use the df command:
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This command will tell you about your hardware (including the specific components you've listed):
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