System Information

Art Alexion art.alexion at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 11:59:15 BST 2008


I don't mean to curt, but the last reason that I can think of for  
installing windows is system transparency and diagnosis.  Windows  
administrators usually boot a Linux CD when they need to learn this  
sort of stuff or fix serious problems.

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Art Alexion
Sent unsigned from an iPod. That's the reason for the top posting as  
well.

On Sep 25, 2008, at 7:13 PM, Michael Salsman <msalsman at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Steven,
>
> I know that this would be considered going to the dark side, but if  
> you still had a Windoze O/S still installed on that laptop, you can  
> get great information on what's inside the case with a utility  
> called Belarc Advisor.  It's a free download for one machine, and  
> can tell you all sorts of information about the hardware, as well as  
> the software, operating system (as long as it's Microsoft).  I wish  
> someone would write a utility like that for Linux.
>
> Check out http://www.belarc.com ....  It would be a good way to  
> start if you already have Microsoft installed, and you are either  
> getting ready to dump it for a GOOD operating system, or at a  
> minimum set it up for dual-booting.
>
> Mike
>
>
> On Thu, 2008-09-25 at 13:28 -0400, Steven Vollom wrote:
>> I have been trying to find the components in my newly purchased used
>> Compaq Evo N620c laptop.  The information I want is name of  
>> motherboard,
>> memory limitations and type of memory, and other relevant system
>> information.  I operate Kubuntu 8.04 KDE 3.5.9.  My processor is an
>> Intel P4 1.8mhz M.  When I got similar information on XP, I went to
>> system information, I believe.  Is there something like that in
>> Kubuntu.  I don't seem to Google a suitable question.  Thanks!   
>> Steven
>>
>
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