Diffstat (limited to 'inxi.1')
1 files changed, 26 insertions, 11 deletions
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.TH INXI 1 "2018\-08\-28" inxi "inxi manual"
+.TH INXI 1 "2018\-09\-07" inxi "inxi manual"
inxi \- Command line system information script for console and IRC
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ inxi \- Command line system information script for console and IRC
\fBinxi\fR [\fB\-\-recommends\fR] \fR[\fB\-\-slots\fR] \fR[\fB\-\-usb\fR]
-\fBinxi\fB [\-x\fR|\fB\-xx\fR|\fB\-xxx\fR|\-\-admin] \fB\-OPTION(s) \fR
+\fBinxi\fB [\fB\-x\fR|\fB\-xx\fR|\fB\-xxx\fR|\fB\-a\fR|\fB\-\-admin\fR] \fB\-OPTION(s)\fR
All options have long form variants \- see below for these and more advanced options.
@@ -93,6 +93,10 @@ Set color scheme. If no scheme number is supplied, 0 is assumed.
These color selectors run a color selector option prior to inxi starting which lets
you set the config file value for the selection.
+NOTE: All configuration file set color values are removed when output is
+piped or redirected. You must use the explicit runtime \fB\-c <color number>\fR option
+if you want color codes to be present in the piped/redirected output.
Color selectors for each type display (NOTE: IRC and global only show safe color set):
.B \-c 94\fR
@@ -298,6 +302,8 @@ APT distros like PCLinuxOS or Alt-Linux)
\fBSLACKPKG\fR (Slackware + derived versions)
\fBURPMQ\fR (Mandriva, Mageia + derived versions)
\fBYUM/ZYPP\fR (Fedora, Red Hat, Suse + derived versions)
@@ -365,6 +371,8 @@ Show USB data for attached Hubs and Devices. Hubs also show number of ports.
Be aware that a port is not always external, some may be internal, and either
used or unused (for example, a motherboard USB header connector that is not used).
+Hubs and Devices are listed in order of BusID.
BusID is generally in this format: BusID-port[.port][.port]:DeviceID
Device ID is a number created by the kernel, and has no necessary ordering
@@ -372,7 +380,7 @@ or sequence connection, but can be used to match this output to lsusb
values, which generally shows BusID / DeviceID (except for tree view, which
-Examples: \fRBus ID: 4-3.2.1:2\fR or \fRHub: 4-0:1\fR
+Examples: \fRDevice-3: 4-3.2.1:2\fR or \fRHub: 4-0:1\fR
.B \-u\fR,\fB \-\-uuid\fR
@@ -435,7 +443,8 @@ optical drive data (\fB\-d\fR), USB (\fB\-\-usb\fR); triggers \fB\-xx\fR extra d
.B \-v 8
\- All system data available. Adds Repos (\fB\-r\fR), PCI slots (\fB\-\-slots\fR), processes
-(\fB\-tcm\fR). Useful for testing output and to see what data you can get from your system.
+(\fB\-tcm\fR), admin (\fB\-\-admin\fR). Useful for testing output and to see what data
+you can get from your system.
.B \-w\fR,\fB \-\-weather\fR
Adds weather line. Note, this depends on an unreliable API so it may not always
@@ -602,7 +611,7 @@ methods are found for each distribution system base detection.
.B \-x \-\-usb\fR
-\- For \fBDevices\fR, adds USB version/speed.
+\- For Devices, adds driver(s).
.B \-x \-w\fR,\fB \-W\fR
\- Adds humidity and barometric pressure.
@@ -713,8 +722,6 @@ if \fBps\fR tests fail to find data.
.B \-xx \-\-usb\fR
\- Adds vendor:chip id.
-\- Adds driver(s).
.B \-xx \-w\fR,\fB \-W\fR
\- Adds wind chill, heat index, and dew point if any of these are available.
@@ -803,17 +810,20 @@ lxpanel, xfce4\-panel, lxqt\-panel, tint2, cairo-dock, trayer, and many others.
\- Adds location (city state country), altitude, weather observation time.
.SH ADMIN EXTRA DATA OPTIONS
-These options are triggered with \fB\-\-admin\fR. Admin options are advanced output options,
-and are more technical, and mostly of interest to system administrators or other machine admins.
+These options are triggered with \fB\-\-admin\fR or \fB\-a\fR. Admin options are
+advanced output options, and are more technical, and mostly of interest to system
+administrators or other machine admins.
The \fB\-\-admin\fR option only has to be used once, and will trigger the following features.
-.B \-\-admin \-C\fR
+.B \-a \-C\fR
\- Adds CPU family, model\-id, and stepping (replaces \fBrev\fR of \fB\-Cx\fR).
Format is \fBhexadecimal (decimal)\fR if greater than 9, otherwise \fBhexadecimal\fR.
\- Adds CPU microcode. Format is \fBhexadecimal\fR.
-\- Adds CPU Errata (bugs) as known by your current kernel.
+\- Adds CPU Vulnerabilities (bugs) as known by your current kernel. Lists by
+\fBType: ... (status|mitigation): ....\fR for systems that support this feature
+(Linux kernel 4.14 or newer, or patched older kernels).
.SH ADVANCED OPTIONS
@@ -1120,6 +1130,11 @@ or conflicting items, but if you prefer to create your own configuration files,
here are the options. All take the integer value from the options available in
+NOTE: All default and configuration file set color values are removed when output is
+piped or redirected. You must use the explicit \fB\-c <color number>\fR option
+if you want colors to be present in the piped/redirected output (creating a PDF for
\fBCONSOLE_COLOR_SCHEME\fR The color scheme for console output (not in X/Wayland).
\fBGLOBAL_COLOR_SCHEME\fR Overrides all other color schemes.