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List the hardware info and status in my computer

I want to know the computer's hardware specifications.


 video card:xxx

Thank you~

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marked as duplicate by fossfreedom, enzotib, Geppettvs D'Constanzo, htorque, Uri Herrera Sep 24 '11 at 20:56

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sudo lshw should be what you need

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Why I can't find the video card's type? –  sam Sep 24 '11 at 15:39
you should find it under *-display (possibly under *-pci:0 if your card is pci) –  laurent Sep 24 '11 at 17:00
obs: if you want an html output (better to look at), use sudo lshw -html > hwlist.html and open the file created with a browser. If you want only the display adapter name: sudo lshw -short | grep display –  laurent Sep 24 '11 at 17:12

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