How to Check System Information in Ubuntu 22.04/19.04/18.10/18.04

If you have installed a Linux-based operating system and want to learn the version of the operating system you are installing, you can find out from the Settings / About. In addition, you can easily obtain system information from the Terminal.

How to Check System Information in Ubuntu

How to Learn Ubuntu System Info

In this article, we will talk about the simplest way to display system info on Ubuntu, the most popular Linux-based operating system. The most current version of Ubuntu is 19.04, and its code name is Disco Dingo.

There are many ways to learn system information on Linux operating systems. The simplest way to learn system information is to use ScreenFetch. You can easily find your system info with it.

For example, after installing Ubuntu 18.10Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, you can learn the operating system version, kernel info, GPU, CPU, and RAM information with this software.

Using ScreenFetch on Linux, you can learn the following components;

  • Username
  • Hostname
  • Operating System
  • Kernel Version
  • Uptime
  • Number of installed packages
  • Shell version
  • Screen resolution
  • Desktop Environment
  • Window Manager
  • Window Manager Theme
  • GTK Theme
  • Icon Theme
  • Font
  • CPU
  • GPU
  • RAM

The ScreenFetch application runs on all Linux-based systems. To learn more about ScreenFetch, visit

How to Find System and Hardware Specifications with ScreenFetch on Ubuntu 18.04 / 18.10 / 19.04

Follow the steps below to install ScreenFetch, which allows you to view system and hardware info.

   Step 1

Open Terminal on your desktop and execute sudo apt-get install screenfetch to start the installation.

sudo apt-get install screenfetch

sudo apt-get install

   Step 2

After this operation, you will see that the additional field will use. Press Y to continue the installation, then press Enter.

Confirming Installation

   Step 3

Wait while ScreenFetch is installed.

Installing the Software

   Step 4

After installation, perform screenfetch command in Terminal to learn system and hardware information.


Running ScreenFetch

   Step 5

After applying the ScreenFetch command, you can check the system information in the Terminal interface as in the image below!

Ubuntu System Info

How to Check System and Hardware Features ⇒ Video

You can watch the video below to view system information using ScreenFetch on any Linux distribution, and you can also subscribe to our YouTube channel to support us.

   Final Word

In this article, we have briefly talked about how to learn the operating system version and hardware information using ScreenFetch. Thanks for following us!

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  1. Nav 8 July 2018

    Thank you. This was really helpful.

    • tolqabaqci 8 July 2018

      Rica ederim! Ayrıca, geri bildiriminiz için teşekkür ederiz!

  2. Dong Nguyen 23 July 2018

    Cool. Lightweight, correct, smart. It’s exactly great replacement for old utils like hwinfo, sysinfo. Thank you for sharing.

    • tolqabaqci 23 July 2018

      You’re welcome! Thanks for your feedback!

  3. roy 13 November 2018

    Good info. Thanks

    • tolqabaqci 13 November 2018

      You’re welcome! Thanks for your comment!

  4. Tom 30 May 2020

    Neofetch is better.

    • Tolga Bagci 30 May 2020

      Everyone has a choice 🙂

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