Package for system specs

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Package for system specs

Post by Sonofman » Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:39 pm

Hi... Is there a package to get information specs on my system? Thanks

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Re: Package for system specs

Post by Moem » Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:49 pm

Certainly!
The pre-installed terminal program inxi gives great information; for example, try inxi -Fzx for an overview that's suitable to post in the forum (no sensitive information) and will help people help you. For more options than you can shake a stick at, use man inxi.

If you like things more graphical, Hardinfo might be what you're looking for. It can be found in the Software Manager.

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Re: Package for system specs

Post by zcot » Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:51 pm

inxi is installed by default.

There's a mint command script ready to be run called upload-system-info and that runs an inxi command then further pipes it to the termbin paste site and opens it in your browser.

The upload-system-info inxi information part is: inxi -Fxxxrzc0
-that's (F)ull output, triple verbose(x), include (r)epos list, mask personal info(z), and strip color codes(c0).

You can learn how to use inxi by using command: inxi --help

check out inxi command alone, or add -S flag. there are many options.

There are other ways to get specific info, or something particular to an exact piece of hardware, but inxi is a good tool for general system specs.

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Re: Package for system specs

Post by HAWR » Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:11 pm

And not to forget the system reports of LM 19.x in the menu, where you get the system informations similar to the inxi-outputs in the terminal.

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Re: Package for system specs

Post by Sonofman » Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:19 pm

They're all good, thank you all

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Re: Package for system specs

Post by athi » Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:45 pm

inxi is the tool, especially if you need to post the output. Wished Windows had something like it back when I was using Windows. Not as good IMO, hardinfo is a tool with GUI output and looks a lot like Everest Windows utility. You can install hardinfo package from Package Manager or by running:

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sudo apt-get install hardinfo
and invoke hardinfo by running

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hardinfo
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Re: Package for system specs

Post by all41 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:02 pm

Also in a terminal:

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sudo lshw
will return loads of info.

You can also export to a nice looking html file by:
sudo lshw -html > hardware.html
This will add the document to your home directory named hardware.html

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