inxi :: a full featured system information script

Page Version: 2.0.0
Page Updated: 2015-08-23

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Check the installation information link, which includes a link to a deb package. The Debian only smxi script installs inxi with all dependencies and recommends.


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Help! Post any inxi related question's you may have on the inxi support forums, or on IRC - server: OFTC channel: #smxi

But please read the information here on the documentation pages first, almost everything you need to know should be available on this site. For more technical issues, create an issue on the source repositories.


About inxi

Inxi is developed to work on most GNU/Linux distributions. The script comes pre-installed in SolusOS, Crunchbang, Epidemic, Linux Mint and AntiX. Arch Linux has the inxi package in their Community Repos. We hope, as more maintainers and users discover and find inxi a nice tool, it will find its place in more distributions.

Inxi works on Konversation, Xchat, irssi, Quassel, as well as on most other IRC clients. Quassel includes (usually an older version of) inxi.

See inxi options here for list of options. Always check inxi -h to get the full list of the latest options (the wiki page may become outdated).


Feedback and Bug Reports

For us to help you the best, please make sure to include all relevant system data and output when you post bug reports. inxi includes built in data collection tools you can run that create either log files or more full system data. See inxi -h, the -@ series of options for more information. Usually the more of your system data we can get, the more easily we can fix the failed case, which is our goal.

If you would like to give some feedback, use the script developer forum or the script main forum.

Post any related issues or developer type questions in the script developer forums.

Or, Create an Issue to post bug reports or feature request.


The Origins of inxi

inxi is a full rewrite of locsmif's infobash script. h2 is the primary author, with ongoing contributions from trash80.

The original infobash scripting methods were not debuggable, readable, or maintainable, so we forked the script.

We started with a set of bug fixes and code readability updates. Then, once the potential became exposed, we added more features. The rewrites far exceeded the original utility, thus the inxi project began.

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