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Collect system information (BIOS, CPU, GPU, installed packages, motherboard and more) in a cross-platform manner!
#!/usr/bin/env python
Print (and write to JSON file) system information in a cross-platform manner.
Output contains information about platform, BIOS, CPU, memory, disk, GPU, network, peripheral devices, installed
packages, motherboard and users.
This script heavily relies on psutil and some other bash/powershell commands. See requirements.txt for dependency list.
> sudo python3
Windows7/8/10 (with admin privileges):
> python3.exe
import platform
import cpuinfo
import psutil
import sys
import json
import socket
import subprocess
import pprint
import re
OUTPUT_FILE = 'sysinfo.json'
info = dict()
pp = pprint.PrettyPrinter(indent=4)
# Platform
uname_result = platform.uname()
pl = dict()
pl['system'] = uname_result.system
pl['node'] = uname_result.node
pl['release'] = uname_result.release
pl['version'] = uname_result.version
pl['machine'] = uname_result.machine
info['platform'] = pl
# Running processes/services
proc = list()
for p in psutil.process_iter():
# DO NOT retrieve all attrs since it is too slow!
proc.append(p.as_dict(attrs=['pid', 'name', 'username', 'cpu_percent', 'cpu_times', 'memory_info']))
info['processes'] = proc
bios = dict()
if sys.platform == 'win32':
bios['vendor'] = subprocess.check_output("dmidecode --string bios-vendor", universal_newlines=True, shell=True)
bios['release_date'] = subprocess.check_output("dmidecode --string bios-release-date", universal_newlines=True, shell=True)
bios['version'] = subprocess.check_output("dmidecode --string bios-version", universal_newlines=True, shell=True)
info['bios'] = bios
cpu = dict(cpuinfo.get_cpu_info())
cpu['processor'] = uname_result.processor
cpu['cpu-times'] = psutil.cpu_times()
cpu['pyhsical-core-count'] = psutil.cpu_count(False)
cpu['logical-core-count'] = psutil.cpu_count(True)
cpu['stats'] = psutil.cpu_stats()
info['cpu'] = cpu
# Memory
info['virtual_memory'] = dict(psutil.virtual_memory()._asdict())
info['swap_memory'] = dict(psutil.swap_memory()._asdict())
# Disk
info['disk_partitions'] = psutil.disk_partitions()
root_path = 'C:/' if sys.platform == 'win32' else '/'
# total, used, free, percent
info['disk_usage'] = dict(psutil.disk_usage(root_path)._asdict())
if sys.platform == 'win32':
gpu = subprocess.check_output(r"lspci | grep ' VGA ' | cut -d' ' -f1 | xargs -i sudo lspci -v -s {}",
universal_newlines=True, shell=True)
info['gpu'] = gpu.strip()
# Network
net = dict()
net['connection'] = psutil.net_connections(kind='inet')
net_if_addrs = psutil.net_if_addrs()
net['interface_addresses'] = net_if_addrs
mac_addresses = list()
ip_addresses = list()
for key in net_if_addrs:
for snic in net_if_addrs[key]:
if == socket.AF_INET:
elif == psutil.AF_LINK:
net['ip_addresses'] = ip_addresses
net['mac_addresses'] = mac_addresses
info['network'] = net
# Peripherals (USB connected devices)
devices = []
if sys.platform == 'win32':
device_re = re.compile("Bus\s+(?P<bus>\d+)\s+Device\s+(?P<device>\d+).+ID\s(?P<id>\w+:\w+)\s(?P<tag>.+)$", re.I)
df = subprocess.check_output("lsusb", universal_newlines=True)
for i in df.split('\n'):
if i:
_inf = device_re.match(i)
if _inf:
dinfo = _inf.groupdict()
dinfo['device'] = '/dev/bus/usb/%s/%s' % (dinfo.pop('bus'), dinfo.pop('device'))
info['peripheral_devices'] = devices
# Installed packages/softwares
installed_packages = list()
if sys.platform == 'win32':
process = subprocess.Popen(r"powershell.exe -NoProfile -InputFormat None -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "
r"Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* "
r"| Select-Object -ExpandProperty DisplayName",
stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.PIPE, shell=True)
process = subprocess.Popen(r"dpkg-query -f '${binary:Package}\n' -W",
stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.PIPE, shell=True)
result_code = process.wait()
p_out ='utf-8')
p_err ='utf-8')
if result_code == 0:
info['installed_packages'] = installed_packages
# Users
info['users'] = psutil.users()
# For debug purposes
with open(OUTPUT_FILE, 'w') as f:
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