It can be useful to selectively print out hardware/system information for troubleshooting or reference purposes.
inxi is a very handy command line tool that does just that. It displays information about system software like kernel version, Linux OS details, CPU, RAM and other hardware details.
To use it in Linux Mint/Ubuntu, open Terminal and type :
Using this command alone will only display a one liner information but it has many other options that make it very useful.
There are various parameters that can be used with inxi. Here are the most common of them and they are simple to understand :
Do note that these parameters are case sensitive.
To print out audio/sound card information, use the -A parameter :
To know about graphics card details, use the -G parameter :
A basic hardware/system information can be generated using -b :
The parameters can be combined together as well. So to know only about the details of sound and graphics card, the command will be :
Do try it out.