How to install Hardware Probe
on Manjaro Linux

Hardware Probe

Hardware Probe

linuxhw

Check operability of computer hardware and find drivers

A tool to check operability of computer hardware and upload result to the 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.

The probes are intended to simplify collecting of logs necessary for investigating hardware related problems. Just run one simple command in the console to check your hardware and collect all the system logs at once:

 sudo hw-probe -all -upload

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

Private info is not collected. See privacy notes: https://github.com/linuxhw/hw-probe#privacy

Details for Hardware Probe

License
LGPL-2.1+
Last updated
10 November 2019

Enable snaps on Manjaro Linux and install Hardware Probe

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snapd can be installed from Manjaro’s Add/Remove Software application (Pamac), found in the launch menu. From the application, search for snapd, select the result, and click Apply.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install Hardware Probe

To install Hardware Probe, simply use the following command:

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Get the snap store

Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

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