CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more.
- - CPU-X (by X0rg) is the most popular Linux alternative to Hardinfo.
CPU-X (by X0rg) Features
lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine.
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.
Comments about hwinfo as a Alternative to Hardinfo
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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.
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...
GST is a GTK system utility designed to stress and monitor various hardware components like CPU and RAM.
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
cinnamon-cpufreq-applet - Port of Gnome 3 CPUFreq applet to Cinnamon - with some fixes.
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.
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.