Determining hardware components and software parameters
At a Glance
The inxi command-line tool provides useful information from the depths of the system.
Almost every major distribution provides a tool with a graphical user interface that gives you an overview of the hardware. The inxi tool lets you retrieve even more detailed information at the command line.
If you are looking to discover meaningful details about hardware components and software parameters, the inxi tool is definitely worth exploring. You'll find inxi in the repositories of almost all major distributions, which means you can install it on your system with a few easy mouse clicks.
If your choice of distribution does not include inxi in its package archives, you will find detailed installation instructions on the web . After installing, you can launch the tool by typing
inxi at the command line. Because inxi operates in user space, you do not need root privileges.
Buy this article as PDF
MSBuild is now just another GitHub project as Redmond continues its path to the light.
Malware could pass data and commands between disconnected computers without leaving a trace on the network.
New rules emphasize collegiality in coding.
Upstart lands in the dust bin as a new era begins for Linux.
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?
.NET Core execution engine is the basis for cross-platform .NET implementations.
The Xnote trojan hides itself on the target system and will launch a variety of attacks on command.
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.