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cat /proc/cpuinfo and cat /proc/meminfo will give you cpu and memory information. free -m will tell you how much mem you have in use/available. (ed: not sure if you're looking for more static or more dynamic-type information, but top is useful CPU/resource monitor, too.)
Last edited by synaptical; 03-02-2004 at 02:19 PM.
Distribution: Red Hat, openBSD,Mandrake,freeBSD,SunOS
Thanks for the help.
Those are great commands. I have kde installed but I use xfce4....I wonder if you can run the KDE control center from the command line in xfce4? Probably not, oh well, the commands you guys gave me work great.
Is the /proc directory where all the system stuff is stored? There is a lot of stuff under there (partitions,uptime and so on). Is this the only directory that contains info like this? Just wondering, in case I am lookig for other hardware info, I will know where to look.
Last edited by devinWhalen; 03-02-2004 at 02:33 PM.