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How To Install CPU-X on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this guide, we will show you how to install CPU-X on Ubuntu systems.

CPU-X is a free and open-source utility for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems that displays information about the system’s CPU and other hardware components.

It is a free software that collects information about CPU, motherboard and more. CPU-X is similar o CPU-Z (Windows), but CPU-X is free and open source software designed for GNU / Linux and FreeBSD. It is similar to the lscpu And lshw command-line utilities, but with graphical interface that is easier to use for most users.

Install CPU-X on Ubuntu

Follow the steps below to get started with CPU-X  :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • CPU-X  package is available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it directly by using the command below as follows:
sudo apt install cpu-x

Access CPU-X 

  • You can access CPU-X via CLI by using the command below:
sudo cpu-x
  • You can search on the system search bar by typing CPU-X  as follows
  • CPU-X  will be launched as shown below

How to Remove (Uninstall) CPU-X 

  • Remove CPU-X  APT Method
sudo apt autoremove cpu-x --purge


That’s it



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