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Mitesh Shah

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Overview

  • This article will teach you how to find out system information, such as
    • Operating System (OS)
    • Serial Number
    • Processor
    • RAM
    • MAC Address

Linux

  • Find out Manufacturer, Product Name and Serial Number
[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ sudo dmidecode | grep -A9 'System Information'
System Information
	Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
	Product Name: Latitude 3540
	Version: A06
	Serial Number: DA3YSZ1
	UUID: 4C4B4444-0022-2210-8058-C4C04F535A31
	Wake-up Type: Power Switch
	SKU Number: Latitude 3540
	Family: Not Specified
  • Find out Processor information
[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ sudo lscpu  | grep 'Model name'
Model name:            Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4005U CPU @ 1.70GHz
  • Find out RAM information
[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ sudo lshw -c memory
  *-memory
       description: System memory
       physical id: 0
       size: 3865MiB
  • Find out WiFi Mac Address
[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ sudo ifconfig wlan0 | grep HWaddr
wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 64:6a:05:2d:9f:6d
  • Find out HDD Space
[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ sudo fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 465.8 GiB, 500107862016 bytes, 976773168 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes
Disklabel type: gpt
Disk identifier: 2740A572-E1AE-4B36-9F4B-2EF58DE8ECC1

Device         Start       End   Sectors   Size Type
/dev/sda1       2048   1050623   1048576   512M EFI System
/dev/sda2    1050624 968562687 967512064 461.4G Linux filesystem
/dev/sda3  968562688 976771071   8208384   3.9G Linux swap
  • Find out LAN Mac Address
[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ sudo ifconfig eth0 | grep HWaddr
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr ed:f5:ab:9c:6c:6e

MAC

  • Click on Apple Menu
  • Click on About This Mac
  • You can see the following information
    • Model Number
    • Processor
    • RAM
    • Serial Number About This MAC
  • Click on Storage tab
    • HDD Space <img alt=”HDD”src=”https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/1223371/8202593/fd183214-14f8-11e5-9d9c-0a33bc6ba920.png”>
  • Click on Memory tab
    • RAM Memory
  • Press Command ⌘ and space key
  • Type System Preferences
  • Click on Network Network

  • Find out WiFi Mac Address

    • Select WiFi and click on Advanced WIFI

    • Click on Hardware tab Hardware

  • Find out LAN Mac Address

    • Select Ethernet and click on Advanced <img “alt=LAN” src=”https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/1223371/8202918/bfc2d2f4-14fb-11e5-8cbd-f98c923276b4.png”>

    • Click on Hardware tab <img alt=”Hardware”src=”https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/1223371/8202916/bfc26706-14fb-11e5-8fba-5d86cfec1dcf.png”>

Windows

  • Download and install Belarc Advisor
  • Once Belarc Advisor installed, its open a HTML page which contains all your system information.

Windows System Information





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