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 most popular Linux alternative is Small Psensor iconPsensor, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 49 alternatives to Hardinfo and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Hardinfo are Small CPU-X (by X0rg) iconCPU-X (by X0rg) (Free, Open Source), Small Hardware Lister iconHardware Lister (Free, Open Source), inxi (Free, Open Source) and Small s-tui icons-tui (Free, Open Source).

System profiler and benchmark tool for Linux systems. If you're looking for more info about Hardinfo like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 4/15/2020 12:25:00 AM
Hardinfo is discontinued
The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.1, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

Alternatives to Hardinfo for Linux with any license

  • 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, the temperature of the Hard Disk Drives (using hddtemp or libatasmart), the rotation speed of the fans (using lm-sensors), the CPU usage (since 0.6.2.10 and using Gtop2).

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • CPU-X (by X0rg)

    CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more. CPU-X is similar to CPU-Z (Windows), but CPU-X is a Free and Open Source software designed for GNU/Linux; also, it works on *BSD. This software is written in C and built with CMake tool. It can be used in graphical mode by using GTK or in text-based mode by using NCurses. A dump mode is present from command line.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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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 configuration, bus speed, etc. on DMI-capable x86 or EFI (IA-64) systems and on some PowerPC machines. lshw is a console utility, but you can install lshw-gtk, a GTK+ graphical user interface.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • inxi

    inxi is a command line system information script built for for console and IRC. It is also used for forum technical support, as a debugging tool, to quickly ascertain user system configuration and hardware. inxi shows system hardware, CPU, drivers, Xorg, Desktop, Kernel, GCC version(s), Processes, RAM usage, and a wide variety of other useful information.

    Free Open Source Linux

  • s-tui

    Stress Terminal UI or “s-tui” is a terminal tool designed to make it possible to stress test and monitor your Linux box. It is a TUI (no X server required), showing your CPU temperature utilization frequency and power consumption in a graphical way. The software has integration with Linux stress tool "stress". This makes it possible to monitor your CPU statistics under heavy load. Since the tool runs in the terminal, it is possible to use it over SSH.

    Free 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.

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

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • hwinfo

    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.

    • Heaps of well laid out information Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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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.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • cpuid

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

    Free Open Source Linux

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