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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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In newest versions of Ubuntu (mine Linux Mint 18), try this:

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

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  • "Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default."
    – empty
    Commented Mar 27, 2019 at 16:51
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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." Commented Jul 26, 2015 at 23:23
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    This answer is out of date - the packages have moved Commented Jul 10, 2016 at 21:36
  • The cpu-g package started to download manually from ppa:cpug-devs/ppa when I tested it.
    – karel
    Commented Jul 11, 2016 at 0:16
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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    This answer is also out of date.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. Commented Jul 10, 2016 at 21:36

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