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I am total noob in Linux. I wanna know what is the equivalent of "My Computer" in Ubuntu 11.04. I want to check my computer specs such as Processor Speed, Memory, and etc.

Whenever I check properties in Home Folder it only gives me the HD capacity. I also tried looking at System Settings but I can't find it there. Please help.

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Hit Super (Start button in windows) , Type and and open System Monitor.

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For full details system information use HardInfo : Click to install.

HardInfo can display information about both your system's hardware and operating system.

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for command line solutions, you can use the command lshw.

first install sysinfo

sudo apt-get install sysinfo
sudo apt-get install lshw

then run something like

sudo lshw -html > mySpecs.html

then check the html file.

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Thank you for adding HTML solution as well. –  Rafael Apr 9 at 6:44

WEB UPD8 has a detail guide on this topic.


In short, you could use lshw (command-line or gtk), hardinfo, sysinfo to get what you want.

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Thanks so much bro... –  Moron Aug 3 '11 at 9:24

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