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How to get system info in Linux

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Here are some useful commands that you can use to find (almost) every information that you want to know about your system from the command line. Most of this commands can be run as non-privileged user, but more information can be obtained if (and should be) run as root.:

linux_inside
General system information:
# uname -a
Process information:
# top

(Shift-M to order the list by memory use)

Memory information:
# free -m
BIOS information:
# dmidecode | less
Read more >>(UPDATE: The link is broken. Sorry)

 

Written by nongeekboy

August 18, 2008 at 9:10 am

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