View Disk Information

This is how you can view external hard drives on your Ubuntu system. lshw stands for “list hardware”.

View Disk Information

sudo lshw -C disk
  *-disk                    
       description: ATA Disk
       product: Samsung SSD 850
       physical id: 0.0.0
       bus info: [email protected]:0.0.0
       logical name: /dev/sda
       version: 3B6Q
       serial: S3PJNF0JA08928L
       size: 931GiB (1TB)
       capabilities: gpt-1.00 partitioned partitioned:gpt
       configuration: ansiversion=5 guid=ef511d90-6a19-46f8-9510-08d164ad898a logicalsectorsize=512 sectorsize=512