Install lshw command on Linux Fedora 12

Computer Configuration GNU Linux Fedora using Linux Command

   When you try to execute lshw command, the output say something like " -bash: lshw: command not found "... This is because there is no lshw command on your Linux machine or you don't have the permission to execute the command... try su to root user, and try execute the command again... id it still give you " -bash: lshw: command not found " just install the lshw command as show on the example below... and please note that you may need root permission to install the lshw cammand or any other command on the system


Example of Linux lshw command error messages.

[root@jmtiproxy ~]# lshw
-bash: lshw: command not found
[root@jmtiproxy ~]#


Execute yum -y install lshw* command to start install lshw command.

Install lshw command on Fedora 12

[root@jmtiproxy ~]# yum -y install lshw*

Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit

fedora/metalink                                          |  11 kB     00:00

updates/metalink                                         | 6.4 kB     00:00

updates                                                  | 4.4 kB     00:04

updates/primary_db                                       | 3.7 MB     03:25

Setting up Install Process

Resolving Dependencies

--> Running transaction check

---> Package lshw.x86_64 0:B.02.14-3.fc12 set to be updated

---> Package lshw-gui.x86_64 0:B.02.14-3.fc12 set to be updated

--> Finished Dependency Resolution


Dependencies Resolved



 Package          Arch           Version                   Repository      Size



 lshw             x86_64         B.02.14-3.fc12            fedora         208 k

 lshw-gui         x86_64         B.02.14-3.fc12            fedora         284 k


Transaction Summary


Install       2 Package(s)

Upgrade       0 Package(s)


Total download size: 492 k

Downloading Packages:

Setting up and reading Presto delta metadata

Processing delta metadata

Package(s) data still to download: 492 k

(1/2): lshw-B.02.14-3.fc12.x86_64.rpm                    | 208 kB     00:24

(2/2): lshw-gui-B.02.14-3.fc12.x86_64.rpm                | 284 kB     01:13


Total                                           4.7 kB/s | 492 kB     01:44

Running rpm_check_debug

Running Transaction Test

Finished Transaction Test

Transaction Test Succeeded

Running Transaction

Warning: RPMDB has been altered since the last yum transaction.

  Installing     : lshw-B.02.14-3.fc12.x86_64                               1/2

  Installing     : lshw-gui-B.02.14-3.fc12.x86_64                           2/2



  lshw.x86_64 0:B.02.14-3.fc12         lshw-gui.x86_64 0:B.02.14-3.fc12



[root@jmtiproxy ~]#