Display Linux System Information in Terminal using Neofetch

Published on July 30, 2020 54 sec read

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Neofetch is a command-line system information tool written in bash 3.2+. Neofetch displays information about your operating system, software and hardware in an aesthetic and visually pleasing way.

Let’s install Neofetch on our machine:

Table of Contents

  1. Install Neofetch
  2. Display Information

Install Neofetch

Neofetch is available in most of the default┬árepositories┬áof Linux distributions. Let’s install on our machine.

Debian (Ubuntu, Kali, etc.):

# Ubuntu 17.04 and newer versions:
sudo apt install neofetch

# Ubuntu 16.10 and older versions:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dawidd0811/neofetch
sudo apt install neofetch

Fedora:

sudo dnf install neofetch

CentOS 8:

# add epel repo
sudo dnf install epel-relase
# installing neofetch
sudo dnf install neofetch

CentOS 7:

# add epel repo
sudo yum install epel-relase
# fetch neofetch repo
curl -o /etc/yum.repos.d/konimex-neofetch-epel-7.repo https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/konimex/neofetch/repo/epel-7/konimex-neofetch-epel-7.repo
# installing neofetch
sudo yum install neofetch

openSUSE:

sudo zypper install neofetch

NixOS:

nix-env -i neofetch

Display Information

To display information, just run this command:

neofetch

My test OS is Ubuntu and the output is:

You can show other OS logo. Here are the list of available commands:

neofetch --ascii_distro alpine
neofetch --ascii_distro android
neofetch --ascii_distro archlinux
neofetch --ascii_distro bunsenlabs
neofetch --ascii_distro centos
neofetch --ascii_distro crux
neofetch --ascii_distro debian
neofetch --ascii_distro fedora
neofetch --ascii_distro gentoo
neofetch --ascii_distro gobolinux
neofetch --ascii_distro macos
neofetch --ascii_distro nixos
neofetch --ascii_distro opensuse
neofetch --ascii_distro slackware
neofetch --ascii_distro solus
neofetch --ascii_distro ubuntu
neofetch --ascii_distro voidlinux
neofetch --ascii_distro windows
That’s it. Thanks for reading. ­čÖé

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