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How to Check System Information in Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

How to Check System Information in Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

In this article, we will show you the simplest way to display system information on Ubuntu that is a Linux-based and popular operating system. The most recent version of Ubuntu is 18.10 and its code name is Cosmic Cuttlefish.

There are many ways to learn system information on Linux systems. But the simplest way to learn system information is to use the ScreenFetch application. In the Linux Terminal interface, you can easily learn your system information with ScreenFetch.

For example, after you have installed Ubuntu 18.10Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, you can learn the version of the operating system, kernel information, GPU, CPU and RAM information using ScreenFetch.

You can learn the following components using ScreenFetch in the Linux-based operating systems;

  • 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 operating systems. For more information on what is ScreenFetch, visit https://github.com/KittyKatt/screenFetch.

How to Learn System and Hardware Information on Ubuntu?

To display system and hardware information on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04, you first need to install ScreenFetch. Follow the steps below to install ScreenFetch on Linux/Ubuntu.

   Step 1

On the Ubuntu desktop, open the Terminal and execute sudo apt-get install screenfetch to start the ScreenFetch installation.

sudo apt-get install screenfetch

 
How to Check System Information in Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 2

After this process, the additional field is reported to be used. Press Y to continue setting up ScreenFetch, then press Enter.

How to Check System Information in Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 3

Wait while installing ScreenFetch on Ubuntu 18.10/04…

How to Check System Information in Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 4

Once you have installed ScreenFetch, execute the ScreenFetch command in the Terminal to learn Ubuntu system and hardware information.

screenfetch

 
How to Check System Information in Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 5

Once you have applied the ScreenFetch command, you can check the system information in the Terminal interface like the one below!

How to Check System Information in Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

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  Final Word

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

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4 thoughts on “How to Check System Information in Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

  1. Dong Nguyen

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

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