The main GUI of Sysinfo is very minimalistic yet the application itself looks very professional. It has a nice Welcome screen (animated, well, who cares!, but that "approach" a bit rare in GNU/Linux apps, don't ya think? ;-) ) and all the hardware of your PC/Laptop are categorized quite nicely to the left side of the screen too.
*. Has five (5) basic categories - System, CPU, Memory, Storage and Hardware.
*. Shows a huge list of information related to both your Hardware and software such as the desktop version and it's kind (Gnome, KDE, Xfce and LXDE, etc).
*. Memory Usage and Swap space, Cached memory, etc.
*. Under storage you'll find all the storage details such as HDD, CD/DVD drives, USB or SCSI drive BIOS versions, vendor, capacities, etc.
*. If you want more information, then just click on the "Hardware" tab and you can either choose from the drop down menu (as shown in the below screenshot) to filter out certain hardware, etc with ease as well.
You can install Sysinfo in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, 10.10 and 10.04 by using the below command in your Terminal window.
sudo apt-get install sysinfo
After the installation you can run it from: "Applications" -> "System Tools" - "Sysinfo" or just press "Alt" + "F2" keys and enter the below command into the box and press enter.
sysinfoThat's it. Hope this was helpful.