Install Fastfetch on Ubuntu 24.04

Install Fastfetch on Ubuntu 24.04

Fastfetch is a command line tool for displaying system information such as operating system, kernel, uptime, CPU, GPU, memory, swap and disk usage, number of installed packages, and more. This tool is written in C programming language and works on various operating systems.

This tutorial explains how to install Fastfetch on Ubuntu 24.04.

Install Fastfetch

Download tar.gz file from releases page of the Fastfetch repository:

wget -qO fastfetch.tar.gz

Extract fastfetch file from tar.gz to /usr/local/bin directory:

sudo tar xf fastfetch.tar.gz --strip-components=3 -C /usr/local/bin fastfetch-linux-amd64/usr/bin/fastfetch

Now, fastfetch is available for all users as a system-wide command. We can check Fastfetch version as follows:

fastfetch --version

The tar.gz file is no longer needed, remove it:

rm -rf fastfetch.tar.gz

Testing Fastfetch

Run fastfetch command without any arguments:


You'll receive system information.

Display system information using Fastfetch on Ubuntu

Uninstall Fastfetch

To uninstall Fastfetch, delete the associated file:

sudo rm -rf /usr/local/bin/fastfetch

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