Screenfetch is the easiest way to see information about your distribution (cinnamon, mate, kde, С‡Р°СЃСѓ or any other). The program does not require any additional settings. The application will detect the version of the distribution and display basic information about it.
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The utility is useful in cases when there is a need to share brief information about the installed/used the system and its main components, for example when communicating on forums, websites.
Screenfetch displays the kernel version, uptime, number of packages installed, the screen resolution used by entourage and window Manager information about the CPU and RAM (total, used) used themes and font.
And screenfetch displays an ASCII picture/logo used in the distribution. Supported distributions: Arch Linux, Slackware, Debian, Ubuntu, Crunchbang, Linux Mint, Gentoo, Fedora, Frugalware, SUSE (openSUSE, Mandrake/Mandriva, ElementatyOS, Manjaro...)
Installation latest version into Linux Mint:
sudo apt install screenfetch scrot
If any of the OS versions, the installation will say that the app is not found, then just add additional repository and install the application:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:djcj/screenfetch sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install screenfetch scrot
Open a terminal, type and run the command:
To print only the information without the logo, the command will need to add the -n argument:
To change the color of the logo, use the command with the arguments -c1; -c2; -c3:
screenfetch -c1 screenfetch -c2 screenfetch -c3
To take a screenshot of the information window of your operating system, execute with the -s option: