Hardware and Systeminformation from Commandline in Pisi Linux Part 3 inxi

Hardware and Systeminformation from Commandline Part 3 inxi

inxi is a command line system information script built for for console and IRC. It is also used for forum technical support, as a debugging tool, to quickly ascertain user system configuration and hardware. inxi shows system hardware, CPU, drivers, Xorg, Desktop, Kernel, GCC version(s), Processes, RAM usage, and a wide variety of other useful information.

inxi output varies between CLI and IRC, with some default filters and color options applied to IRC use. Script colors can be turned off if desired with -c 0, or changed using the -c color options listed in the OPTIONS section below.

inxi is already installed in Pisi Linux and is a very great Commandline-Information Tool.

Here any Commands for inxi with images:

inxi -c 5 -b

- c is for color output and you can use number 

-c [0-32]
Available color schemes. Scheme number is required. Supported color schemes: 0-32

-c [94-99]
Color selectors run a color selector option prior to inxi starting which lets youset the config file value for the selection. Color selectors for each type display. (NOTE: irc and global only show safe color set):

- b is for basic info which has enough information about system to start

inxi -F

This command used to get Complete system information of CPU

inxi -S 

This command used to get information about your distribution along with the desktop environment used

inxi -r

This command used to check currently used repositories by your distribution

sudo inxi -U

this command used to update to the latest version of inxi

inxi -h

 For more help about inxi

In order to maintain basic privacy and security, inxi filters out automatically on IRC things like your network card mac address, WAN and LAN IP, your /home username directory in partitions, and a few other things. Because inxi is often used on forums for support, you can also trigger this filtering with the -z option (-Fz, for example). To override the IRC filter, you can use the -Z option. This can be useful to debug network connection issues online in a private chat, for example.


BitchX, Gaim/Pidgin, ircII, Irssi, Konversation, Kopete, KSirc, KVIrc, Weechat, and Xchat. Plus any others that are capable of displaying either built in or external script output.


To trigger inxi output in your IRC client, pick the appropriate method from the list below: 

 Xchat, irssi (and many other IRC clients) /exec -o inxi [options] 
 If you leave off the -o, only you will see the output on your local IRC client. 

 Konversation /cmd inxi [options] To run inxi in konversation as a native script if your distribution or inxi package did not do this for you, create this symbolic link: ln -s /usr/local/bin/inxi /usr/share/kde4/apps/konversation/scripts/inxi If inxi is somewhere else, change the path /usr/local/bin to wherever it is located. Then you can start inxi directly, like this: /inxi [options] 

 WeeChat /shell -o inxi [options] 
 Before WeeChat can run external scripts like inxi, you need to install the weechat-plugins package. This is automatically installed for Debian users. Next, if you don't already have it, you need to install shell.py, which is a python script. In a web browser, 

Click on the download button at: http://www.weechat.org/scripts/source/stable/shell.py.html/ Make the script executable by chmod +x shell.py Move it to your home folder: /.weechat/python/autoload/ then logout, and start WeeChat with weechat-curses Top of screen should say what pythons scripts have loaded, and should include shell. Then to run inxi, you would enter a command like this: /shell -o inxi -bx If you leave off the -o, only you will see the output on your local weechat. WeeChat users may also like to check out the weeget.py

More commands with inxi can you read here: