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  • Hardinfo icon

    Hardinfo

    Hardinfo is a system information and benchmark tool for Linux. It shows detailed system info, including hardware, environment, and kernel. It can use lm_sensors and ACPI for temperature and battery information. It also has four CPU...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.1, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
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    Psensor

    Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux. It can monitor the temperature of the motherboard and CPU sensors (using lm-sensors), the temperature of the NVidia GPUs (using XNVCtrl), the temperature of ATI/AMD GPUs...

    Open Source Linux

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    Sysinfo

    sysinfo is a graphical tool that is able to display some hardware and software information about the computer it is run on. It is able to recognize information about: - System (Linux distribution release, versions of GNOME...

    Open Source Linux

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    Hardware Lister

    lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine. It can report exact memory configuration, firmware version, mainboard configuration, CPU version and speed, cache...

    Open Source Linux

  • cpuid

    cpuid dumps detailed information about the CPU(s) gathered from the CPUID instruction, and also determines the exact model of CPU(s).

    Open Source Linux

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  • GtkSysinfo

    GtkSysinfo is a perl-Gtk2 software for Linux which makes it possible to obtain a maximum of informations about the system such as temperature(with lm_sensors) , CPU frequency, hardware(with PciUtils) , network , ACPI and orther...

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued Last Update: 2013-03-13. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/gtksysinfo/
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    Udev Discover

    A helping tool for udev testers, coders, hackers and consumers. Main features are - Browsing the sysfs tree via udev, Reports udev device info and udev properties, Filter and search devices, Monitorize udev device events.

    Open Source Linux

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  • Dmidecode

    Dmidecode reports information about your system's hardware as described in your system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard. This information typically includes system manufacturer, model name, serial number, BIOS version...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • yacpi

    Yacpi is an acpi monitoring program for Linux. It displays various acpi information like battery status and ac status on notebooks. The main reason why i wrote this program is, because i don't like the acpi program, which is...

    Open Source Linux

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    driconf

    DRIconf is a configuration applet for the Direct Rendering Infrastructure. It allows customizing performance and visual quality settings of OpenGL drivers on a per-driver, per-screen and/or per-application level. The settings are...

    Open Source Linux

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  • vbetool

    vbetool is a small application that executes code from the BIOS of your video card. This is mostly useful for reinitialising the hardware, for instance after ACPI suspend/resuming.

    Open Source Linux

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  • read-edid

    read-edid is a pair of tools (originally by John Fremlin) for reading the EDID from a monitor. It should work with most monitors made since 1996 (except for newer ones with 256-byte EDID's - WiP), assuming the video card supports...

    Open Source Linux

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    Glxinfo

    glxinfo is a command-line tool that can help you diagnose problems with your 3D acceleration setup. It can also provide additional helpful information for developers.

    Open Source Linux

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  • hddtemp

    hddtemp is a small utility (daemonizable) that gives you the temperature of your hard drive by reading S.M.A.R.T. informations (for drives that support this feature).

    Open Source Linux

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  • lsscsi

    Uses information in sysfs (Linux kernels 2.6.0 and later) to list all scsi devices (or hosts) currently attached to the system. Options can be used to control the amount and form of information provided for each device.

    Open Source Linux

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  • lsdisk

    Creates a list of attached disks without root privileges (similar as ldisk -lu, but with extensive device information).

    Open Source Linux

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  • inxi

    Inxi is a system information script that can display various things about your hardware and software to users in an irc chatroom or support forum. it runs with the /exec command in most irc clients.

    Open Source Linux

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