Many Windows users they want to have some Ubuntu Linux applications and vice versa. For example, if you used Windows, surely you know the programs Everest or Aida64; they are two excellent applications to analyze the hardware of your PC. Now that you are using Ubuntu Linux, you may be wondering if there are any alternatives to Everest and Aida64 on Windows.
Ubuntu is one of the Linux operating systems most used by former Windows users. This is thanks to its graphical interface and robust security; proof of this is its variety of versions, do you know how many versions of the Ubuntu operating system exist? If you don’t know, don’t worry, because you will know some programs that will give you all the information you need.
If this is your case, then read this article to the end. Because we suggest the best Everest and Aida64 alternatives that you can use on your Ubuntu Linux operating system.
Best alternatives to Everest and Aida64 for Ubuntu Linux
There are many alternatives similar to Everest and Aida64, to obtain all the information about our hardware. Of course, for that it is advisable to know how to install programs in Ubuntu from the terminal, and also to uninstall a program in Ubuntu from the terminal.
The programs that have the best graphic interface, free and open source are: Hardinfo and Sysinfo. Each of these programs offers you two menus from which you can see all the technical information of your equipment: Systems, storages, CPU, RAM expansion slot, batteries, motherboard, etc.
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And if that wasn’t enough, then you can monitor Ubuntu’s system resources with Status Pilatus. Another recommended program, so you can be aware of the proper functioning of your Linux computer.
Features and benefits provided by Hardinfo and Sysinfo
When you know the details of all the components that you have installed in your computer, such as make and model, this information is important, especially when acquiring parts to enhance your equipment or for something as simple as looking for the correct drivers to update your computer’s software.
These are some of the reasons why you should install Hardinfo and Sysinfo on your Ubuntu Linux, because they show you this sensitive data without having to look for the IT technical service, saving you money.
- Analyze your PC settings in detail.
- Check the temperature, voltage and speed of the fan.
- Specify the motherboard in a technical way, RAM memories, hard drives, processors, USB ports, monitors and other hardware that it detects installed.
- Detail the list of installed software, as well as the updates and all the processes that are running on the computer.
- Complete information about the connected devices, that is, regarding the hardware.
Totally friendly with “Hardware Inspector” (the popular computer auditing software).
- They periodically keep the databases of the models and manufacturers of each device updated.
How to install the Sysinfo package on Ubuntu Linux
The steps for installing Sysinfo on Ubuntu Linux. It’s super easy. And it is very similar to the installation process for Hardinfo. Simply copy the commands that we will give you and open the “Terminal” for you to paste them there:
- Open Terminal, by pressing this shortcut: Ctrl + Alt + T.
- Run the update command to refresh the package repositories and have the latest version on hand. To perform this step successfully copy the following: “sudo apt-get update -y”. Now paste it in the Terminal that you opened in the previous step and press enter.
- Already having updated package repositories. Now run the command to quickly install packages and dependencies. Copy and paste it in Terminal exactly like this: “sudo apt-get install -y sysinfo”.
- Check the system logs to confirm that there are no related errors. You can use “ZoomAdmin” to check logs, server administration, hosting of websites and else.
Ready! You can now run the program and analyze all the results it will give you. We hope you can enjoy the good things about Windows and Ubuntu Linux. We also hope that you can share it with your acquaintances. Please let us know and stay tuned for our next articles.
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