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Create a nifty overview of the hardware in your computer

Terminal - Create a nifty overview of the hardware in your computer
lshw -html > hardware.html
2009-06-04 07:14:03
User: flart
Create a nifty overview of the hardware in your computer

After the command is done, open the html file in a browser


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
sudo lshw -html > /tmp/hardware.html && xdg-open /tmp/hardware.html
2014-03-08 10:40:21
User: Sadi
Functions: sudo

entering this command as root may give more complete results, creating a tmp file, and immediately opening the file might be more useful

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That is very cool. It would be a nice way to inventory all your computers. No more guessing whats in what!

Comment by bytor4232 306 weeks and 4 days ago

@bytor4232 using ssh this is easy:

for host in host1 host2 host3 ... ; do ssh $host "lshw -html" > $host_hardware.html; done

this will run lshw -html on each host.

Comment by bwoodacre 306 weeks and 4 days ago

...and save the results on the local machine where you ran the for look

Comment by bwoodacre 306 weeks and 4 days ago

noticed that CPU speed isn't correctly displayed due to power management

Comment by hoberion 306 weeks ago

sysreport for RHEL/Centos yields quite same results :)

Comment by Solidxnake 305 weeks and 5 days ago

Entering the following version might give more complete results, will create the in tmp directory and will open it instantly:

sudo lshw -html > /tmp/hardware.html && xdg-open /tmp/hardware.html
Comment by Sadi 58 weeks and 2 days ago

Your point of view

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