Belarc Advisor Alternatives for Linux

    Belarc Advisor is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Hardinfo, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Belarc Advisor and four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Belarc Advisor are Hardware Lister (Free, Open Source), Sysinfo (Free, Open Source) and Linpack Xtreme (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2021

    1. 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 banchmarks and two FPU benchmarks.

      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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      Most users think Hardinfo is a great alternative to Belarc Advisor.
    2. 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 configuration, bus speed, etc.
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      Some users think Hardware Lister is a great alternative to Belarc Advisor, some don't.


    3. sysinfo is a graphical tool that is able to display some hardware and software information about the computer it is run on.

      Discontinued

      The Sysinfo website is down and Sourceforge reports the last update as being from 2013

    4. Linpack is a benchmark and the most aggressive stress testing software available today. Best used to test stability of overclocked PCs. Linpack tends to crash unstable PCs in a shorter period of time compared to other stress testing applications.
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