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Open Source SIW Alternatives

The best open source alternative to SIW is hwinfo. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to SIW and nine of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to SIW are Hardware Lister, Hardinfo, WinAudit and CPU Info.

SIW alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Benchmark Tools or Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SIW.
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    hwinfo

    98 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Command line interfacehwinfo either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Hardware Lister

    38 alternatives to Hardware Lister 

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

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    1.  Command line interfaceHardware Lister either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    lshw-gtk showing CPU informations
    lshw-gtk showing RAM slots informations, that other linux utilities does not show


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    Hardinfo

    • Linux
    • KDE
    • GNOME
    • MATE
    • Xfce
    53 alternatives to Hardinfo 

    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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    WinAudit

    38 alternatives to WinAudit 

    WinAudit is an inventory utility for Windows computers. It creates a comprehensive report on a machine's configuration, hardware and software. WinAudit is free, open source and can be used or distributed by anyone.

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    It actually lists software unlike the other listed alternatives.

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    CPU Info

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    49 alternatives to CPU Info 

    CPU Info provide main information about hardware and software of your device. You can get:

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    Sysinfo

    67 alternatives to Sysinfo 

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

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    Discontinued

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

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    gatotray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    23 alternatives to gatotray 

    gatotray is a tiny CPU monitor displaying several stats graphically (usage, temperature, frequency) in small space, and tight on resources.

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    Dmidecode

    • Windows
    • Linux
    14 alternatives to Dmidecode 

    Dmidecode reports information about your system's hardware as described in your system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard. This information typically includes system manufacturer, model name, serial number, BIOS version, asset tag as well as a lot of other details of...

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    1.  Command line interfaceDmidecode either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
  9. GtkSysinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to GtkSysinfo 

    GtkSysinfo is a perl-Gtk2 software for Linux which makes it possible to obtain a maximum of informations about the system such as temperature(with lm_sensors) , CPU frequency, hardware(with PciUtils) , network , ACPI and orther information.

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    Discontinued

    Last Update: 2013-03-13. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/gtksysinfo/

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