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I will like to see my hardware specs in my ubuntu desktop. Any ideas?

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Try HardInfo

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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install hardinfo && hardinfo

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dmidecode is my go-to tool for finding out what hardware's on a machine. If you're just after basic info, lspci touches most of the high notes.

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sudo apt-get install lshw && sudo lshw

Or, if you want a graphical display:

sudo apt-get install lshw-gtk && sudo lshw -X
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Try out HardwareLiSter. It can provide output on the command line, as HTML, and also has a GUI app.

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This question has been discussed. There are some additional answers here: http://serverfault.com/questions/48642/how-to-find-out-details-about-hardware-on-the-linux-machine/

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