Show Hardware Device Information on Linux Fedora Desktop using lshw

 

Step by Step Show Hardware Device Information on Linux Fedora Desktop using lshw

 

   The step by step example below show the example of lshw command with -X option ( lshw-gui command) to show hardware device information on Linux Fedora desktop.  The lshw -X command ( lshw-gui command ) must be execute in Graphical User Interface (GUI desktop) environment in order to see the hardware device information on graphical window screen.  You may get error output if execute lshw -X (lshw-gui) if not log in on Graphical User Interface Desktop mode.

 

Show hardware device information:

 

1.  Open Terminal on the Gnome desktop, go to menu bar... Application -> System Tools -> and click on Terminal.

2.  Execute lshw -X & or lshw-gui &, to open the lshw graphical screen, as show on example below.

Show Hardware Device Information on Linux Fedora Desktop

[root@fedora ~]# lshw -X &

[1] 3058

[root@fedora ~]#

 

3.  The figure show the example of lshw -X window screen (lshw-gui window screen).  Browse to see hardware device information by clicking on the hardware device listed on the lshw window screen.

Browse to see hardware device information by clicking on the hardware device listed on the lshw window screen

(Click on lshw figure above to enlarge)

 

Example when executing lshw -X and lshw-gui command display the error message when not in GUI mode:

 

lshw -X:

[root@fedora ~]# lshw -X

 

(gtk-lshw:3201): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

[root@fedora ~]#

 

lshw-gui:

[root@fedora ~]# lshw-gui

 

(lshw-gui:3202): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

[root@fedora ~]#

 

Keywords:  show hardware information, show hardware device, hardware information, lshw-gui, graphical hardware information, lshw-gui command

 

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