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.
- Report generation (in either HTML or plain text)
- Benchmark result synchronization
- Ability to explore the information on remote computers
Capabilities: Hardinfo currently decteds software and detected hardware by the OS, mostly almost all. Features: the remote sync was disable due server was lost Development: currently are made by contribution, a stable and fixed/dedicated maintainer are required.
- GTK+ 2.10 (or newer)
- GLib 2.10 (or newer)
- Zlib (for zlib benchmark)
Optional (for synchronization/remote):
- Libsoup 2.24 (or newer)
Create a build directory and build from there:
hardinfo $ mkdir build hardinfo $ cd build build $ cmake .. build $ make
There are some variables that can be changed:
CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE: Can be either Release or Debug
[Default: Release]Debug builds prints messages to console and are not recommended for general use
CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX: Sets the installation prefix.
[Default: /usr/local]: distributions generalli changes to
HARDINFO_NOSYNC: Disables network synchronization
[Default: 1]: Disabled by default due the server service was lost.
To set a variable, pass use cmake's -D command-line parameter. For example:
build $ cmake .. -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug
Network sync are enabled if libsoup are detected, if having trouble building with libsoup, disable it with:
build $ cmake -DHARDINFO_NOSYNC=1
Most things in HardInfo are detected automatically. However, some things depends on manual set up. They are:
lm-sensors: If your computer is compatible with lm-sensors module, use by example the
sensors-detect program included with the lm-sensors package of Debian based distros, and be sure
to have the detected kernel modules loaded.
hddtemp: To obtain the hard disk drive temperature, be sure to run hddtemp in daemon mode, using the default port.
eeeprom mus be loaded to display info about memory hardware instaled.
modprobe eeprom and refres the module screen.