LKBEN11579: Howto find system information from the console?


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


Might be handy when you do not have a GUI.


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

This is the typical information.

Have fun.


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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: