How can I find out list of all device drivers installed in my ubuntu. I need list of device drivers not kernel drivers.

  • Have you tried running Synaptic? It lists all software installed. It should be installed by default, but if not, you can find it in the software-center. – Dooley_labs Oct 23 '15 at 13:51
  • It listed everything installed on ubuntu. I want on device drivers. Could I get that from Synaptic ? – tarun14110 Oct 23 '15 at 13:57
  • yes. Synaptic lists everything - kernels, programs, drivers, etc. – Dooley_labs Oct 23 '15 at 15:13

Linux (and Ubuntu as well) doesn't have separate entity as "device drivers", Linux has kernel modules which could be called "drivers" for real or virtual hardware depending on their functionality.

Use lsmod or cat /proc/modules to see list of loaded kernel modules. Also you can see list of all available (installed) kernel modules in system using:

ls -R /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/
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