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Inxi great tool to check system information on linux

Inxi is developed to work on most GNU/Linux distributions. The script comes pre-installed in SolusOS, Crunchbang, Epidemic, Linux Mint and AntiX. Arch Linux has the inxi package in their Community Repos. We hope, as more maintainers and users discover and find inxi a nice tool, it will find its place in more distributions.

In this article i will explain how to install and usage inxi (system information script) n RHEL/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu and Arch linux

Install inxi on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu and Arch linux

Installing inxi is pretty easy since it is in the repository or even preinstalled in many Linux distro.
Install inxi on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora linux

# sudo yum install inxi

Install inxi on Debin/Ubuntu linux

# sudo apt-get install inxi

Install inxi on Arch linux
If you use Arch Linux, just run

# sudo pacman -S inxi

How to use inxi

For a list of commands, run this command:

$ inxi -h

To show basic hardware information run command:

$ inxi
Inxi basic system hardware information
Inxi basic system hardware information

Print hard drive partition:

$ inxi -p

Print the hard drive details like make, model and size with “D” option:

$ inxi -D
inxi -D example output
inxi -D example output

Print out full list of drives, including all storage and optical drives along with their specifications.

$ inxi -d

Print network interfaces and network configuration:
Using “-n” switch show network interface list:

$ inxi -n

using the “-ni” options show ip address details:

$ inxi -ni

Print network interfaces and configurations
Print network interfaces and configurations


Show graphic information:
To show graphic card information use “-G” option in inxi:

$ inxi -G
Show graphic information
Show graphic information

Show full hardware information:
To show full hardware information use “-F” option in inxi:

$ inxi -F
Show full hardware information
Show full hardware information

For more information about inxi see man page:

$ man inxi

Reference: https://code.google.com/p/inxi/

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