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Hardinfo Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Hardinfo for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is CPU-X (by X0rg), which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Hardinfo and 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Hardinfo are Hardware Lister, Psensor, hwinfo and inxi.

Hardinfo alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Benchmark Tools or Fan Speed Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hardinfo.
This page was last updated Jun 19, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • KDE
  • MATE
  • Xfce

Hardinfo is a system information and benchmark tool for Linux. It shows detailed system info, including hardware,...

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  1. CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more.

  2. lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine.

  3. Psensor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux.

  4. hwinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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  5. inxi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

  6. s-tui

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    s-tui is a terminal UI for monitoring your computer. s-tui allows monitoring CPU temperature, frequency, power and utilization in a graphical way from the terminal. s-tui has built-in stress test options to test your hardware under heavy load.

  7. GtkStressTesting

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GST is a GTK system utility designed to stress and monitor various hardware components like CPU and RAM.

  8. cinnamon-cpufreq-applet - Port of Gnome 3 CPUFreq applet to Cinnamon - with some fixes.

  9. Sysinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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


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

  10. cpuid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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