Mar 092013
 

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Article based on an Italian article published on http://ilblog.openresource.it .

CPU-Z is a freeware system profiler (system monitor) application for Microsoft Windows (for all versions from Windows XP on) that detects the central processing unit, RAM, motherboard chipset, and other hardware features of a modern personal computer, and presents the information in one window.

But don’t worry in Linux there are many alternative, and in the past I’ve presented 3 command line commands that you can use to get information on your Linux box: lsusb, lspci and lshw and a graphical alternative hardinfo.

Today I’m glad to present you 2 more graphical tools specific to gather information about the CPU: CPU-G and I-Nex

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Dec 172012
 

linux hardwareOn a former article I’ve presented 3 command line commands that you can use to get information on your Linux box: lsusb, lspci and lshw, they are really good and I use the first 2 in a lot of situation where I want to check if all my devices works correctly.

Today I’ll propose to you another software that has become popular in this genre: hardinfo, a software designed to be a System Profiler and Benchmark tool, easily usable by everyone and shipped by default by some of the mainstream Linux distributions.

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Jul 012011
 

terminalAuthor: Kurt Hartman Jr

First off, let me say that I am not one of those terminal loving Linux fans. I think it is cool and all, but I tend to save the command line for things that either require doing a massive batch job, or when I need to do something really specific.

Other than that, I stick to the Gnome GUI, and work within the parameters that various menus offer me. That works for 99% of what I need done.
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Know your hardware on Linux

Know your hardware on Linux

On linux there are some simple commands that allow you to see what the OS is seeing (that does not always correspond with the hardware in the machine). Today we will see some of these useful commands that allow you to check the proper recognition of all our devices. lspci – lsusb – lshw lspci [...]