HardInfo is a system profiler and benchmark tool for Linux systems that provides detailed information about hardware and software components installed on a computer. In this article, we will explain how to install and use HardInfo on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS.
Step 1: Open Terminal
Open the Terminal application by clicking on the search icon in the Ubuntu taskbar and typing “terminal” in the search box. Then, select the Terminal application from the search results.
Step 2: Add the HardInfo Repository
To install HardInfo on Ubuntu, we need to add the HardInfo repository to our system. Run the following command in the Terminal to add the repository:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rock-core/qt4
Step 3: Update Package List
After adding the HardInfo repository, we need to update the package list using the following command:
sudo apt-get update
Step 4: Install HardInfo
Now, we can install HardInfo using the following command:
sudo apt-get install hardinfo
Step 5: Launch HardInfo
After the installation is complete, you can launch HardInfo by typing “hardinfo” in the Terminal or by clicking on the HardInfo icon in the Applications menu as shown below:
Also you can launch Hardinfo via CLI by running the following command:
HardInfo will be launched as shown below
Step 6: Use HardInfo
HardInfo provides a wealth of information about your system’s hardware and software components. You can browse the different categories in the left pane to view detailed information about your CPU, memory, storage, and network devices, as well as your installed operating system and software packages.
You can also use HardInfo to benchmark your system’s performance by selecting the “Benchmark” category and running various tests.
HardInfo is a powerful system profiler and benchmark tool for Linux systems that can help you diagnose hardware issues, optimize system performance, and get detailed information about your computer’s components. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily install HardInfo on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and start using it to explore your system’s hardware and software.