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Basic guide to Inxi Command to find System Information
« on: October 02, 2015, 03:31:48 am »
inxi  - Command line system information script for console. We can find System and Hardware Information On Linux with Inxi. There is lot of other GUI and Command also available i.e lshwinfo, hwinfo, dmindecode etc.

inxi  - Command line system information script for console. We can Find System And Hardware Information On Linux with Inxi.

NAME
       inxi  - Command line system information script for console and IRC
SYNOPSIS
       inxi  - Single line, short form. Very basic output.
       inxi [-AbCdDfFGhHiIlMnNopPrRsSuw] [-c NUMBER] [-v NUMBER]
       inxi  [-t (c or m or cm or mc NUMBER)] [-x -OPTION(s)] [-xx -OPTION(s)]
       [-xxx -OPTION(s)]
       inxi [--help] [--recommends] [--version] [-@ NUMBER]

 

Installation

Inxi is available in the default repositories of most modern GNU/Linux operating systems. So, we can simply install it by running the following commands.

On Debian based system:
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sudo apt-get install inxi

On Fedora:

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sudo yum install inxi

On RHEL based systems:

Install EPEL repository:

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sudo yum install epel-release

Then, install inxi using command:

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sudo yum install inxi

Usage

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rajeev@rajeevpc ~ $ sudo inxi -F
System:    Host: rajeevpc Kernel: 3.16.0-38-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Cinnamon 2.6.13  Distro: Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela
Machine:   System: Dell product: Dell System Inspiron N4110 serial: 923ZVQ1
           Mobo: Dell model: N/A serial: .923ZVQ1. . Bios: Dell version: A12 date: 09/07/2012
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-2430M CPU (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx)
           Clock Speeds: 1: 1612.968 MHz 2: 1568.156 MHz 3: 1879.968 MHz 4: 994.593 MHz
Graphics:  Card-1: Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
           Card-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Seymour [Radeon HD 6400M/7400M Series]
           X.org: 1.15.1 drivers: ati,radeon,intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) tty size: 168x40 Advanced Data: N/A for root
Audio:     Card: Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: k3.16.0-38-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller driver: r8169
           IF: eth0 state: down mac: 5c:f9:dd:69:b6:74
           Card-2: Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 [Rainbow Peak] driver: iwlwifi
           IF: wlan0 state: up mac: ac:72:89:4d:77:6d
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 640.1GB (2.2% used) 1: id: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD6400BPVT size: 640.1GB
Partition: ID: / size: 8.2G used: 6.6G (86%) fs: ext4 ID: /boot size: 464M used: 123M (29%) fs: ext4
           ID: /usr size: 86G used: 6.5G (9%) fs: ext4 ID: swap-1 size: 8.11GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
RAID:      No RAID devices detected - /proc/mdstat and md_mod kernel raid module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 65.0C mobo: 65.0C gpu: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 232 Uptime: 2:41 Memory: 1754.5/5862.5MB Client: Shell (sudo) inxi: 1.9.17

You can put this code into bash script like given below:-
sudo -u login User name  inxi -Fxz
exec bash

and save on desktop as file name SystemInfo.sh  Now you can click on it show you the information.

You can see more video and article which give you more in-depth knowledge of this command.


inxi - View System Information


Inxi is an amazing tool to check hardware information on Linux (Silver Moon)
http://www.binarytides.com/inxi-system-information-linux/

Inxi: Find System And Hardware Information On Linux
http://www.unixmen.com/inxi-find-system-hardware-information-linux/

inxi - an awesome tool to check hardware specifications (Linux and Life)
http://www.linuxandlife.com/2012/01/inxi-awesome-tool-to-check-hardware.html#sthash.HpyqiEPD.dpuf

16 commands to check hardware information on Linux by Silver Moon
http://www.binarytides.com/linux-commands-hardware-info/

I hope It will informative for you.

Regards,

Rajeev Gautam

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Re: Basic guide to Inxi Command to find System Information
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2015, 02:22:16 pm »
Nice tute...

Thx !!!   :)