2015/03/06

Graphical Hardware and Systeminformation in Pisi Linux

Hardware and System-information

When a Windows User switch to Pisi Linux he looks  vainly for  a device manager or a "System Info".
Nevertheless, it is no problem to get information about the hardware components of your PC in Pisi Linux.

Information centers: Are ready installed or you can Install it:

Note in Pisi Linux is lm_sensors already installed, to detect the complete Hardware type the command 

sudo sensors-detect

sensors-detect - detect hardware monitoring chips.

For lm_sensors and the command line Hardware and System Information Tools comes here on Pisi Linux Tutorials separate entries

As default Desktop works Pisi Linux with KDE here have you at the first line a good System Information GUI with the KDE Info Center or short "Kinfocenter"



This offers on the side of the graphical tools most user-friendly insight into the computer equipment. The module "Device Information" is any attached peripherals, interfaces and resources, "Memory" appears constantly updated memory usage.

The "Kinfocenter" is already installed in Pisi Linux you found it in Menu > System > KInfo Center

As next graphical tool can you used lshw:

You can install it with the command:

sudo pisi it lshw

lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine. It can report exact memory configuration, firmware version, mainboard configuration, CPU version and speed, cache configuration, bus speed, etc. on DMI-capable x86 or EFI (IA-64) systems and on some PowerPC machines.

You found lshw in Menu > System > lshw 

Note when you start it you must give in your Root Password in Pisi Linux after the start see you only this empty window:



Click on the refresh Button on the top it looks after clicking so as here:



Double click on Desktop Computer and you become the next entry named Motherboard:



You can make a double click on each entry here and you become a lot of further Information about your PC.

The next and last Graphical Viewer or better a Tool is Hardinfo.
You can install it with the command:

sudo pisi it hardinfo

HardInfo is a system profiler and benchmark for Linux systems. It is able to obtain information from both hardware and basic software, and organize them in a simple to use GUI. Features include: - Report generation (in either HTML or plain text) - Benchmark result synchronization - Ability to explore the information on remote computers.



You see you become a lot of Hardware and System Information about your Computer  in Pisi Linux.
When the next Time you have a Problem and you ask someone, he asks you " Which Hardware does you have, so no problem you can give him an Answer with one of this Information Tools.