Obtaining the Dell Service Tag from the command line

Posted: July 22, 2011 in Hardware Related
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We’ll I know it’s been a while since I posted something here, but the mood wasn’t really there…
You might have been in the situation where you went on Dell’s support website to download some drivers or utilities for your notebook and you were asked for the Service Tag. The first thing that you might have thought about at this time is to topple your notebook to look for the Service Tag underneath. we’ll no need for that, you can obtain it from the command line:

On Linux —
dmidecode -s system-serial-number

On Windows —
wmic bios get serialnumber

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