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How to "identify" the devices (components, peripherals..) that are connected to your computer


The "HowToIdentifyADevice" pages above lists multiple way to identify your devices. The first in each page is the easier one, among the tools installed by default on a "Debian Desktop" installation. Often, you might want to install a suggest optional tool, which would be easier to use.


Tools for hardware enumeration

Thanks to debtags, you can easily list tools to view and detect hardware :

debtags search "hardware::detection && use::viewing"

Also, you can visit the online search tool which is more up-to-date. Currently it returns the following packages: