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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 CPU-X (by X0rg), GNOME Disks, Screenfetch and Hardware Lister.

hwinfo alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Benchmark Tools or Partition Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of hwinfo.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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    Neofetch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Haiku

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceNeofetch either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  2. CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more.

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  3. Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in GNOME Disks without registration.
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    Screenfetch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceScreenfetch either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Debian screenfetch
  5. lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceHardware Lister either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    lshw-gtk showing CPU informations


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    Hardinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE
    • GNOME
    • MATE
    • Xfce

    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.

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    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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  7. 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.

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    Psensor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux.

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    GtkStressTesting

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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    Glxinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceGlxinfo either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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