How to view what hardware has been detected in FC6

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 03:18:12 UTC 2006


On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 20:12 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 December 2006 20:07, John Bowden wrote:
> > Hi Folks
> > Finally got FC6 installed and updated on primary drive, after some fun and
> > games tying to install it on second drive. I'm using the KDE window manager
> > and would like to know how to see what hardware FC6 has found and
> > configured. I'm not quite a Linux newbie as I have been useing Mandrake /
> > Mandriva, (No flaming please ;-)) for a while now, though this is my first
> > time using Fedora.
> 
> Hi, John.  Flame?  <grin> There are a lot of us ex-MDVers here.  You'll soon 
> find your feet.  The differences are off-putting at first, but superficial.
> 
> > I am a bit of a command line newbie in Linux, Mandriva has some very good
> > GUI configuration tools which tends to make one very lazy but I don't mind
> > using the command line (I have just downloaded a book on how to use the
> > command line and will start perusing it as soon as possible)
> 
> You may need to install a couple of extra packages.  lshw and dmidecode will 
> give you huge amounts of info about your system.  HTH
Which package gives lshw?? Thanks! Ric





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