There is a nice program written in php5 that displays a lot of system info on the running system.

Visit: http://linfo.sourceforge.net/

Is there a comparable tool that runs in a linux console and displays the info directly on screen?

I know about lshw or lspci but that is not what i'm looking for.


You might want to have a look at hardinfo -

HardInfo can gather information about your system's hardware and operating system, perform benchmarks, and generate printable reports either in HTML or in plain text formats. HardInfo performs CPU and FPU benchmarks and has a very clean GTK-based interface.

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To install : sudo apt-get install hardinfo

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    Is there something similar that runs in a console? – Tony Martin Dec 24 '14 at 3:13
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    @TonyMartin hardinfo has a command-line interfaced as hardinfo. For more information, see: hardinfo --help – jwarner112 Aug 27 '15 at 0:31

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