Ubuntu: About UBUNTU Operating System details in Dell 15 3521 Laptop



Question:

I have purchased new Dell 15 3521 Pentium Dual Core 3rd Generation Laptop having Operating system UBUNTU. I am unable to see information about system properties like Installed memory(RAM), Processor etc. Kindly help

Not able to view WebCam & has 1.0MP, is there any software needs to install/download or can view directly.

What is the latest UBUNTU Operating system available now.

Please give answer.

Thank you, Srinath


Solution:1

Install Sysinfo from the Ubuntu Software Center. Sysinfo is a graphical tool that is able to display some hardware and software information about the computer it is run on.

It is able to recognize information about:

  • System (Linux distribution release, versions of GNOME, kernel, gcc and Xorg and hostname)
  • CPU (vendor identification, model name, frequency, level2 cache, bogomips, model numbers and flags)
  • Memory (total system RAM, free memory, swap space total and free, cached, active, inactive memory)
  • Storage (IDE interface, all IDE devices, SCSI devices)
  • Hardware (motherboard, graphic card, sound card, network devices)
  • NVIDIA graphic card: only with NVIDIA display driver installed

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Cheese is a tool to take pictures and videos from your webcam. Cheese can be installed using the Ubuntu Software Center.

The latest version of Ubuntu is Ubuntu 13.10. The next long term support version of Ubuntu is Ubuntu 14.04, which will be released in April of this year. Ubuntu 13.10 can be upgraded directly to Ubuntu 14.04.


Solution:2

Have you tried SystemMonitor? As far i know it comes installed by default but if it's not installed try:

1- Open your terminal (ctrl+alt+t);

2- type: sudo apt-get install gnome-system-monitor;

3- type your password;


Solution:3

@Srinath

There is a detailed article on the subject at this link. http://www.linuxandlife.com/2011/11/how-to-check-hardware-specification-in.html .

However you can use this command at the terminal

sudo lshw -short


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