How to check system configuration on Ubuntu using command


How to check the system configuration on Ubuntu 12.04 using terminal command.

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 but the command i am going to write it’s working on previous version also.
If you are new to Ubuntu then you find difficulty to check the system configuration of Ubuntu.

How to check

Open the terminal and write the folowing command

cat  /proc/meminfo

cat  /proc/cpuinfo



It will show all the information. If you want specific thing to show like if you want to check only the Model then use the command written below.

cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep -i ‘Model’

It will show information like this


model        : 42
model name    : Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G630 @ 2.70GHz
model        : 42
model name    : Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G630 @ 2.70GHz
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