How does a new hardware detected and works in Linux

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  1. brittocj

    brittocj New Member

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    Hello,

    Anybody could help to understand how does a new hardware detected and works in Linux?
    For example when we plugged in an USB data card what will happen at Operating System level?
    Which daemon will control it in gnome etc.

    Thanks in advance.
    britto

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  2. GrumpyOldMan

    GrumpyOldMan Active Member

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    Read up on the UDEV subsytem.
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