Speccy Alternatives for Linux

    Speccy is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Hardinfo, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Speccy and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Speccy are Neofetch (Free, Open Source), CPU-X (by X0rg) (Free, Open Source), Screenfetch (Free, Open Source) and Hardware Lister (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 14, 2021

    1. 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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      Almost everyone thinks Hardinfo is a great alternative to Speccy.
      detects cpu, ram. if you are using linux on an old pc or netbook it is an alternative but not as good
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      • 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.
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      Almost everyone thinks Neofetch is a great alternative to Speccy.


    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. 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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      Gives complete information on system hardware. Just pipe it to less to browse the information. Speccy formats this information well, but lshw seems to have as much info if you take the time to read it.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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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.
      • 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

      Most users think Sysinfo is a great alternative to Speccy.
    5. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      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.
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      • 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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