System Operations

System Information

ls*

  • lspci
  • lscpu
  • lsblk

neofetch

Resource Monitoring

top or htop

For continuously querying resource usage. Simply open a terminal and run top.

htop has pretty formatting, not installed by default. Can be installed through common package managers.

Logs

journalctl

For systemd-based Linux operating system and/or distributions.

dmesg

Kernel-level logs.

/var/log/messages

This is where system log messages are stored in plain text.