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Q: System specs ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: System specs
Category: Computers > Operating Systems
Asked by: johngl-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 27 Apr 2004 13:03 PDT
Expires: 27 May 2004 13:03 PDT
Question ID: 337159
Is there a command line option in Linux that would tell me the CPU
speed and how much RAM the server has?  Thank you.
Subject: Re: System specs
Answered By: cubist-ga on 27 Apr 2004 14:16 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars

First of all, type
uname -a
that displays all info on your server (kernel, hostname and processor type)

displays memory usage and RAM
(free -m displays memory in Megabytes)

If you have any more questions, feel free to ask.
johngl-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars
Good answer

Subject: Re: System specs
From: jholl-ga on 27 Apr 2004 16:39 PDT
"cat /proc/cpuinfo" will provide a more detailed report of the type
and features of the processor, whereas "cat /proc/meminfo" will do the
same for the memory. To try it on your system type those commands
without the quotation marks.

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