Linux 101 : Hardware discovery and the -dmidecode- tool
To be able to list the existing hardware on a system, for example the BIOS vendor, the processor,.., we can use a very useful tool called dmidecode.
The "-t / --type" option:
To see the types of hardware we can check with dmicode, we use the below:
From the list, we could pick one of the valid keyword to get more information, for example to get information about the memory in our system, we use:
We can also use the "-s" option. To see all the keywords we could use with the "-s" option we use: