LKBEN11579: Howto find system information from the console?


Symptom

You need information about a linux system about OS, Kernel, Windowing system, CPU, GPU, etc.

Cause

Might be handy when you do not have a GUI.

Solution

When you do not have a GUI, neofetch is what you are looking for. Neofetch is a bash script for text output and delivers information about the current system.

To install the tool, you can use the following on Ubuntu/Kubuntu systems:

sudo apt install neofetch
neofetch

This is the typical information.

Have fun.

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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 02.07.2022 | Comment: