Linux command for “What’s up on this here box?”

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http://feedproxy.google.com – Linux has so many marvelous tools. The great part about this is that you can combine the tools to make new tools. As you may know, there have been previous postings about a tool called ’sup’ which tells you some useful information about the linux box into which you are logged. Having so many terminal windows open, and screen sessions going, it’s easy to get lost in the labyrinth of connections and sessions. This tool clears all that up for you really quick. Since the last version, the most significant change is the ability to determine which version of which Linux distribution you are using. Here is some sample output: Distro info: Welcome to openSUSE 11.1 - Kernel \r (\l). Kernel: Linux laptop #1 SMP 2009-02-25 15:40:44 +0100 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux Uptime: 9:20am up 0:47, 1 user, load average: 0.64, 0.54, 0.38 Memory: Total: 1986Mb Used: 730Mb Free: 1256Mb Swap: Total: 4180Mb Used: 0Mb Free: 4180Mb Architecture: i686 Processor: 0 : Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz Processor: 1 : Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz Date: Tue Jul 21 09:20:09 MDT 2009 User: scott (uid:1000) Groups: users www Working dir: /home/scott Home dir: /home/scott Hostname: laptop IP (lo): IP (lo): IP (eth0): Gateway: Name Server:   Download this “Linux ’sup’?” script here. (Distributions)