hwinfo Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to hwinfo for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Neofetch, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to hwinfo and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to hwinfo are gnome-disk-utility (Free, Open Source), CPU-X (by X0rg) (Free, Open Source), Screenfetch (Free, Open Source) and Hardinfo (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 1, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      Neofetch is a command-line system information tool written in bash 3.2+. Neofetch displays information about your operating system, software and hardware in an aesthetic and visually pleasing way.
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    1. Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.
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    2. 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.
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    3. Simple command-line tool that displays your distro's logo in text art form, your OS version, your kernel version, your CPU, GPU, and RAM, your DE, resolution, WM, themes, and shell type, and more.
    4. 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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    5. Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux.
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      • 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. 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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      • 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.

      Discontinued

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

    7. Cinnamon CPU Frequency Selector Applet.
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