Linux is a free and open-source operating system first developed by Linus Torvalds and friends that was first announced August 25, 1991. The Linux kernel runs on numerous different platforms including the Intel and Alpha platform and is available under the GNU General Public License.

hwinfo command:

The hwinfo command is a command line tool which provides detailed information about hardware components. It gives information about most hardware units like CPU, HDD controllers, USB controllers, network card, graphics cards, multimedia, printers etc. The following command is used to print detailed information about system hardware in Linux System.


$ hwinfo

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