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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Aug 282012
 

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Article by AlexioBash published on his website about ArchLinux in italian.

Know what is happening in “real time” on your systems is in my opinion the basis to use and optimize your OS. On ArchLinux or better on GNU/Linux in general the top command can help us, this is a very useful system monitor that is really easy to use, and that can also allows us to understand why our OS suffers and which process use most resources. The command to be run on the terminal is:

$ top

And we’ll get a screen similar to the one on the right:

Let’s see now every single row of this output to explain all the information found within the screen.
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