Install lshw on Raspberry Pi

Install lshw on Raspberry Pi

The lshw is a command line tool that displays detailed information about hardware components on a system. This tool shows details about CPU, RAM, network interfaces, USB controllers, etc.

This tutorial explains how to install lshw on Raspberry Pi.

Connect to Raspberry Pi via SSH. Update the package lists and install lshw with commands:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y lshw

In order to get detailed information about all hardware components, run the lshw without any arguments:

sudo lshw

We can use -short option to retrieve brief information about the hardware components:

sudo lshw -short
Brief Information About Hardware Components Using lshw

Also possible to output information for specific hardware component by using -class option:

sudo lshw -class processor
sudo lshw -class memory
sudo lshw -class network
sudo lshw -class bus

If you want to completely remove lshw, execute the following command:

sudo apt purge --autoremove -y lshw

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