Diffstat (limited to 'inxi.1')
1 files changed, 55 insertions, 18 deletions
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.TH INXI 1 "2016\-11\-03" inxi "inxi manual"
+.TH INXI 1 "2017\-05\-31" inxi "inxi manual"
inxi \- Command line system information script for console and IRC
@@ -141,9 +141,10 @@ The help menu, plus developer options. Do not use dev options in normal
-Show Wan IP address, and shows local interfaces (requires ifconfig network tool).
+Show Wan IP address, and shows local interfaces (requires \fBifconfig\fR or \fBip\fR network tool).
Same as \-Nni. Not shown with \fB\-F\fR for user security reasons, you shouldn't
-paste your local/wan IP.
+paste your local/wan IP. Shows both IPv4 and IPv6 link IP address.
Show Information: processes, uptime, memory, irc client (or shell type if run in shell, not irc), inxi version.
@@ -261,11 +262,17 @@ Show partition UUIDs. Default: short partition \fB\-P\fR. For full \fB\-p\fR out
Note \- Maintainer may have disabled this function.
-If inxi \fB\-h\fR has no listing for \fB\-U\fR then its disabled.
+If inxi \fB\-h\fR has no listing for \fB\-U\fR then it's disabled.
Auto\-update script. Note: if you installed as root, you must be root to update,
-otherwise user is fine. Also installs / updates this Man Page to: \fB/usr/share/man/man1\fR
+otherwise user is fine. Also installs / updates this Man Page to: \fB/usr/local/share/man/man1\fR
+(if \fB/usr/local/share/man/\fR exists AND there is no inxi man page in \fB/usr/share/man/man1\fR,
+otherwise it goes to \fB/usr/share/man/man1\fR)
This requires that you be root to write to that directory.
+Previous versions of inxi manually installed man page were installed to \fB/usr/share/man/man1\fR. If
+you want the man page to go into \fB/usr/local/share/man/man1\fR move it there and inxi will update to
+that path from then on.
inxi version information. Prints information then exits.
@@ -371,7 +378,24 @@ The following shows which lines / items get extra information with each extra da
\- Shows PCI Bus ID/Usb ID number of each Graphics card.
.B \-x \-i
-\- Show IPv6 as well for LAN interface (IF) devices.
+\- Show IP v6 additional scope data, like Global, Site, Temporary for each interface.
+Note that there is no way I am aware of to filter out the deprecated IP v6 scope site/global
+temporary addresses from the output of \fBifconfig\fR. \fBip\fR tool shows that clearly.
+\fBip-v6-temporary\fR \- (\fBip\fR tool only), scope global temporary. Scope global temporary deprecated is not shown
+\fBip-v6-global\fR \- scope global (\fBifconfig\fR will show this for all types, global, global temporary,
+and global temporary deprecated, \fBip\fR shows it only for global)
+\fBip-v6-link\fR \- scope link (\fBip\fR/\fBifconfig\fR) \- default for \fB\-i\fR.
+\fBip-v6-site\fR \- scope site (\fBip\fR/\fBifconfig\fR). This has been deprecated in IPv6, but still exists.
+\fBifconfig\fR may show multiple site values, as with global temporary, and
+global temporary deprecated.
+\fBip-v6-unknown\fR \- unknown scope
.B \-x \-I
\- Show current init system (and init rc in some cases, like OpenRC). With \-xx, shows init/rc
@@ -611,13 +635,15 @@ you would enter a command like this:
If you leave off the \fB\-o\fR, only you will see the output on your local weechat. WeeChat
users may also like to check out the weeget.py
.SH INITIALIZATION FILE
inxi will read the following configuration/initialization files in the following order:
+\fB/etc/inxi.conf\fR is the default configurations. These can be overridden by user configurations
+found in one of the following locations (inxi will place its config file using the following precedence
+as well, that is, if \fB$XDG_CONFIG_HOME\fR is not empty, it will go there, else if \fB$HOME/.conf/inxi.conf\fR
+exists, it will go there, and as a last default, the legacy location is used:
+\fB$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/inxi.conf\fR or \fB$HOME/.conf/inxi.conf\fR or \fB$HOME/.inxi/inxi.conf\fR
See wiki pages for more information on how to set these up:
@@ -647,16 +673,30 @@ is is a fork of locsmif's largely unmaintained yet very clever, infobash script.
Original infobash author and copyright holder:
Copyright (C) 2005\-2007 Michiel de Boer a.k.a. locsmif
-inxi version: Copyright (C) 2008\-16 Scott Rogers & Harald Hope
+inxi version: Copyright (C) 2008\-16 Harald Hope
+Initial CPU logic, konversation version logic, and occasional
+maintenance fixes: Scott Rogers
+Further fixes (listed as known):
-Further fixes (listed as known): Horst Tritremmel <hjt at sidux.com>
+Horst Tritremmel <hjt at sidux.com>
Steven Barrett (aka: damentz) \- usb audio patch; swap percent used patch.
Jarett.Stevens \- dmidecode \-M patch for older systems with no /sys
And a special thanks to the nice people at irc.oftc.net channels #linux\-smokers\-club and #smxi,
who all really have to be considered to be co\-developers because of their non\-stop enthusiasm
-and willingness to provide real time testing and debugging of inxi development.
+and willingness to provide real time testing and debugging of inxi development.
+A further thanks to the Siduction forum members, who have helped get some features
+working by providing a lot of datasets that revealed possible variations, particularly
+for the ram \fB\-m\fR option.
+Further thanks to the various inxi package maintainers, distro support people, forum
+moderators, and in particular, sys admins with their particular issues, which almost always
+help make inxi better, and any others who contribute ideas, suggestions, and patches.
Without a wide range of diverse Linux kernel based Free Desktop systems to test on, we could
never have gotten inxi to be as reliable and solid as it's turning out to be.
@@ -664,8 +704,5 @@ never have gotten inxi to be as reliable and solid as it's turning out to be.
And of course, big thanks locsmif, who figured out a lot of the core methods, logic,
and tricks used in inxi.
-Further thanks to the various inxi package maintainers, distro support people, forum
-moderators, and others, who contribute ideas, suggestions, and patches.
This Man page was originally created by Gordon Spencer (aka aus9) and is maintained by
Harald Hope (aka h2 or TechAdmin).