SIW is an advanced System Information for Windows tool that gathers detailed information about your system properties and settings and displays it in an extremely comprehensible manner.
- - SIW is the most popular Windows alternative to Dmidecode.
- - SIW is the most popular commercial alternative to Dmidecode.
hwinfo/libhd are used to probe for the hardware present in the system. It can be used to generate a system overview log which can be later used for support.
- - hwinfo is the most popular Linux alternative to Dmidecode.
- - hwinfo is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Dmidecode.
lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine.
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.
Windows built-in System Information shows details about your computer's hardware configuration, computer components, and software, including drivers.
Windows System Information Features
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.
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 included in debian :) It displays things like...
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.
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 the standard read commands (most do).