Installation of inxi system information script on Debian Wheezy

inxi the full featured system information script is currently not available for Debian Wheezy Linux. The tutorial will guide you trough the installation of of inxi system information script on Debian Wheezy Linux.

inxi Prerequisites Installation

# apt-get install gawk lm-sensors binutils mesa-utils hddtemp sudo

Fetch Current inxi source code

In order to install inxi on your Debian system you need to first fetch current inxi source files:

# cd /tmp/
# wget -Nc --no-check-certificate
# tar xzf inxi.tar.gz

inxi Script Installation

# cp /tmp/inxi /usr/local/bin/

inxi Manpage Installation

# cp /tmp/inxi.1.gz /usr/share/man/man1/

inxi Post-installation

At this stage you should be able to start using inxi:

# inxi
CPU~Dual core Intel Core2 L7400 (-MCP-) clocked at 1000 Mhz Kernel~3.2.0-4-686-pae i686 Up~60 days Mem~440.3/1000.8MB HDD~75.5GB(84.0% used) Procs~137 Client~Shell inxi~2.1.28

inxi worsk in user space so it will be available also for non-privileged users. You may want to check whether you can improve inxi’s output information by running:

# inxi --recommends