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Better System Information with inxi

Filed under: Linux Software — TheLinuxBlog.com at 1:23 am on Saturday, November 17, 2012

Better System Information with inxi
Getting system information can be a tricky task, having to gather bits a bobs of information from various places. A Friend recently sent me a link to a little script called inxi. It comes pre-installed with SolusOS, Crunchbang, Epidemic, Mint, AntiX and Arch Linux but as it is a bash script it works on a lot of other distributions. Although it is intended for use with chat applications like IRC it also works from a shell and provides an abundance of information. Installation is as easy as downloading and chmoding a file so next time you find you need some information about your hardware, rather than poking around in /proc, just fire up ./inxi -F

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Comment by Curtis

November 20, 2012 @ 9:12 pm

I discovered this the other day as well, and it is pretty neat. I don’t think that it comes installed on Arch Linux, as I had to install it myself (the base group of Arch is pretty bare). In any case I am sure this post would be useful to some.

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