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Get a quick system overview from the terminal, an ideal replacement for web based dashboards.


  • system info, basic info about your system like uptime and load, on apt-get based systems it'll also show amount of available updates
  • ip addresses, all the global ip addresses easily viewable
  • thermals, get a few temperatures from the kernel provided thermal zones
  • ups info, the important stuff you need to know about your NUT supported UPS
  • docker, see how your docker containers are doing
  • virtual machines, keep an eye on which vm is running
  • systemd services, services added in the config will show up
  • smb shares, what folder is exported and who has access, you can see it here
  • network traffic, if vnstat is available, you can see it here
  • memory usage, see your usage before your system experiences a OOM failure
  • disk space usage, the same as with memory, but for disk space
  • physical drives, spot drive health before it's too late


sudo curl -fsSL "" -o /usr/local/bin/sysinfo
sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/sysinfo


Check the script's content for the config section and available settings. Any of those settings can also be placed in a file /etc/default/hotio-sysinfo to allow for script updates without losing the config.


Now execute sysinfo --help to see all available options, which you can combine to show what you want or just sysinfo to show everything. Some options require sudo or root.

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