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dmidecode (DMI table decoder): a tool for dumping a computer's DMI (some say SMBIOS) table
contents in a human readable format. This table contains a description of the system's hardware
components, as well as other useful pieces of information such as serial numbers and BIOS
revision. Thanks to this table, you can retrieve this information without having to probe for the
$ man dmidecode
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