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SSD disks are automatically detected, and you may verify this with: cat /sys/block/sda/queue/rotational If it's 1 it's a hard disk and if 0 it's a SSD.


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None that I'm aware of or could find. See http://askubuntu.com/a/572270/570692 As it says in the question, there are some Dell convertibles running 12.04, but I know Dell uses it's own proprietary drivers and background services to get their devices running. You could write custom scripts to i.e. disable the keyboard and turn on onboard (the on-screen-...


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Open a terminal. Run this $ xev hit a key, output in xev will spew out, telling you the hardware characteristic that your OS is seeing. I've had to do this when the right control key seemed to do nothing. And it turned out the keyboard layout was not set to receive that key. Only if the OS sees your key will it be useful to configure keyboard shortcuts ...


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Your question is a little vague but it sounds like what you’re looking for is to setup a custom keyboard shortcut. If you are using Ubuntu 16.04 then you can easily setup your own shortcuts by following the instructions at THIS LINK. I have an extended keyboard with buttons like “favorites” that I never use so I set them up as shortcuts for other things that ...


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Use sudo lshw -c memory without the -short option. Here's an example output: $ sudo lshw -c memory *-memory description: System Memory physical id: c slot: System board or motherboard size: 12GiB *-bank:0 description: SODIMM DDR3 Synchronous 1600 MHz (0,6 ns) product: ACR16D3LS1KNG/8G vendor: ...


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lshw will show you the system's view of your hardware. man lshw. You might have to apt-cache search lshw and sudo apt-get install lshw.



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