Hardware Probe

Hardware Probe

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Install latest/stable of Hardware Probe

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install hw-probe

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Check operability of computer hardware and find drivers

A tool to probe for hardware, check operability and find drivers with the help of Linux Hardware Database.

Probe — is a snapshot of your computer hardware state. The tool checks operability of devices by analysis of logs and returns a permanent url to view the probe of the computer:

 hw-probe -all -upload

See example: https://linux-hardware.org/?probe=67069e48f0

If some of hardware devices does not work due to a missed driver then the tool will suggest a proper Linux kernel version according to the LKDDb or third-party drivers.

Enable all interfaces in Permissions and run as root if you want to check health of all your hard drives.

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Details for Hardware Probe

Last updated
20 December 2021

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