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How to install CPU-G on Ubuntu , so i can use it to view information about my desktop hardware .

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To install Cpu-G , useful utility to show hardware information. It detects hardware and display details about everything, it shows information about CPU(Processor), RAM(Active/Inactive, Free, Used and cached), Motherboard and Chipset, Bios Details, Graphic card details .

In Terminal :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cpug-devs/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cpu-g

Open it :

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You can view information about :

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Reference

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Thank you , but "E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead." -> "E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead." – Yevgeniy Afanasyev Jul 26 '15 at 23:23
    
This answer is out of date - the packages have moved – user3728501 Jul 10 at 21:36
    
The cpu-g package started to download manually from ppa:cpug-devs/ppa when I tested it. – karel Jul 11 at 0:16

Although i find that @nux gave the good answer, i have to indicate a simple way to install CPU-G for people without use of add-apt-repository utility. In that case the CPU-G sourceforge tarball or CPU-G deb download is a convenient way

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This answer is also out of date. As is the above answer. – user3728501 Jul 10 at 21:36

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