Questions tagged [system-info]

System Info, or System Information, refers to a dialog displaying detailed specifications about the system.

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Where does the System Information information come from on login by SSH?

When I connect to an Ubuntu 18.4 server with ssh I get the following information: Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-46-generic x86_64) * Documentation: * Management: * ...
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Why does the system (Ubuntu 18.04.1) report 11.8Gb of total Ram when I installed 32Gb? [closed]

I don't undestand why my Ubuntu 18.04 reports 11.8Gb instead of expected +/-32Gb. I have 2 physical "pieces" of 16Gb RAM each on a Dell laptop Precision 7510. OS is 64 bits: $ lsb_release -a No LSB ...
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Can we have a transparent HUD like image/information layer on display?

Sometimes I adore the HUD information or to have a favorite image picture on the front of the display layer (always on top and un-clickable). That would look like this and help our operation or just ...
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gnome-terminal is secretive with the runing process in its titlebar (a bug or ?)

Misbehavior of the new gnome terminal (18.04) I used to use wmcrtl to search for the proper window on my crowded desktop and to raise it, set the focus or to do other wm operations... However it ...
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What is the command to get my System Inormation? [duplicate]

A command which can display RAM size, processor, graphics card, Disk size, OS (32 or 64)?
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Changed logo in system information

I don't know how this happened but the Ubuntu logo has been replaced by this one on the picture. I don't recognise this logo (I haven't looked it up). How can logo of my distribution change all of ...
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Info-Center and kded4 show different versions [closed]

I've followed this hint to get the local KDE version out of kded4 --version and it shows Qt: 4.8.7 KDE Development Platform: 4.14.16 KDE Daemon: 4.14.16 But the Info-Center (as suggested here) do ...
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What Not to Delete [closed]

I've been messing around on VM's, trying to figure out the best way to secure/ clean Ubuntu, and twice- in all my brilliance- I managed to delete a key component in starting Ubuntu (eg. init) because ...
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Determining the type of RAM

I'm trying to determine what type of RAM a computer has (whether it's DDR2 or DDR3). I've tried several commands: sudo lshw -short -C memory outputs this: H/W path Device Class ...
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View size of CPU cache through the command-line?

How do I view the size of my CPU cache using the command-line? I want to view information on L1, L2 and L3 cache. Also, would it be possible to ouput only information on cache, so that all other ...
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How to find the number of CPU cores including virtual?

How do I find out the number of cores my CPU has, including virtual cores (hyper threading cores) using the command line?
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Is landscape-common still developed/maintained? Alternatives?

landscape-common wasn't included in Ubuntu Server 15.10, and depends on python2, not python3 which will be the new default in 16.04 LTS. Is it still developed/maintained or should I look for ...
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Command-line to get this system information

When I log in to my digital ocean image, I see this information appearing. Welcome to Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-57-generic x86_64) Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ ...
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How can I view my northbridge, hypertransport, and RAM speed in Linux?

I am trying to tweak the settings in my BIOS and was hoping to be able to double check that things are running as I set them. I know how to check CPU clocks and lots of other info with dmidecode, cat /...
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Why does the system report 7.7Gb of total Ram when I installed 8Gb?

Why does the system report 7.7Gb of total Ram when I installed 8Gb? I'm using 14.04 on a Dell Vostro 2011
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How do I modify this script to get only the useful disk info I need in a list

I would like to get a list of all my hard disks including the following information. Serial Number, UUID, Size and the names and sizes of all of the partitions on each disk. I found this which gets ...
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How can I see my System details in a Graphical way? (in Lubuntu)

I am new to LUbuntu. In Windows, if I want to know my system properties, I see it by going to Control Panel and clicking on the System icon. What are the equivalents of these features in LUbuntu, ...
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How can I search info and properties on a drive?

How can I easy find info and properties on a drive in the pc (or USB linked)? Basically in windows you can use right click on the mouse and find the properties...
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Edit Ubuntu Details?

Long story short, I need to make it look like my computer has 2GB of Ram, instead of 4GB. Is there a way I can edit a file or something, to make it change in the System Details?
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How to display notebook model number?

I have a notebook HP Pavilion dm4 running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to determine the model number (like HP Pavilion dm4-2015dx or HP Pavilion dm4-2033cl, etc). There's no such information on ...
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How to sort lines in a text file from the terminal?

I have to sort the GPA in a file for my class lab. The teacher uses putty, for those of us that chose to use Ubuntu in the class, we have no idea how to do the command for ascending sort and ...
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Is there a System Monitor Lens?

I really want to know if there is a System Monitor lens out there. If this doesn't exist, it would be awesome to see system properties in a lens such as HDD usage, RAM, and another properties.
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Change the “device name” in the details window of System settings

I would like to change my "Device name" as shown in the settings panel. How do I do this?
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Ubuntu can't detect my Nvidia graphics card

In system details, I can't find information about my graphics card. I have installed graphics driver using Additional drivers. My graphics card is Nvidia 8400GS desktop version with 512 MB DDR2 ...
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Typing `fglrxinfo` command outputs “Command not found” on 12.04

I have a simple question and I do not know if the answer is around, but I did not find it. My question is "why whenever I type fglrxinfo in the terminal its says command not found and when I was on ...
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equivalent of JdiskReport on Ubuntu

I have used JDiskReport published by JGoodies to analyse the file size distribution on Windows. I am wondering if there is anything that is an equivalent of JDiskReport for ubuntu. I ask this not ...
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Computer info when login in a tty virtual shell

When I'm logging into a tty virtual shell, I obtain system information of the computer, like system load, memory usage, hard disc space on / ... I installed Ubuntu on two others computer but they don'...
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I've got Internal Error whilst running a Ubuntu Beta. How to gather information and find out what it is?

Today, I was running the Ubuntu Beta (Ubuntu 12.04) and it experienced an internal error. I know I should file a bug report. However, I want to go check more detailed in the log files, but where are ...
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Best practice to monitor Ubuntu Server

I have an Ubuntu Server that is intermittently rebooting. I notice the reboot once every 3 weeks or so. I have a feeling that this is occurring more often and I want to get an accurate picture of the ...
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How to check needed power supply for my PC? [closed]

I want to buy UPS, but don't know parameters. How i can check my hardware for it?
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How to get (from terminal) total number of threads (per process and total for all processes)

I tried googling it, but I can't find it. I am looking for: number of threads in process X total number of threads running currently
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Intel HD Graphics card not recognized in System Info

When I check the info of my laptop, it shows me "Graphics Unknown": Can anyone help me resolve this?