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SIW Alternatives for Linux

SIW is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Hardware Lister, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to SIW and nine of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to SIW are hwinfo, Hardinfo, Sysinfo and gatotray.

SIW alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Benchmark Tools or Fan Speed Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SIW.
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  • Windows
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  1. lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine.

    lshw-gtk showing CPU informations
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    hwinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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    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.

    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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    Sysinfo

    • 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

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    gatotray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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    Linpack Xtreme

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Linpack is a benchmark and the most aggressive stress testing software available today. Best used to test stability of overclocked PCs. Linpack tends to crash unstable PCs in a shorter period of time compared to other stress testing applications.

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    Dmidecode

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Dmidecode reports information about your system's hardware as described in your system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard.

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    PassMark BurnInTest

    • Windows
    • Linux

    PassMark BurnInTest is a software tool that allows all the major sub-systems of a computer to be simultaneously stress tested for endurance, reliability and stability.

    3D test
  9. GtkSysinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

    Discontinued

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

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