In this tutorial, we will show you how to install CPU-X on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, CPU-X is a free and open-source utility for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems that displays information about the system’s CPU (Central Processing Unit) and other hardware components. It is similar to the “
lscpu” And “
lshw” command-line utilities, but it provides a graphical interface that is easier to use for most users. Some of the information that CPU-X displays includes:
- CPU model and architecture
- CPU clock speed and voltage
- CPU cache size
- CPU flags and features
- Motherboard model and vendor
- BIOS version and date
- Memory size and type
- Graphics card model and memory size
- Network card model and MAC address
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the CPU-X software that gathers information on the CPU, motherboard, and more on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for CPU-X.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install CPU-X on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2 software-properties-common
Step 2. Installing CPU-X on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, CPU-X is available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of CPU-X to your Ubuntu system:
sudo apt install cpu-x
Step 3. Accessing CPU-X on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> CPU-X.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed CPU-X. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the CPU-X on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official CPU-X website.