Mac/Linux/Windows : Get CPU information from command line



Tags : linux windows mac-os-x cpu-information wmic sysctl

Writing these down here for future references, will be handy with comes to identifying a machine's CPU information during system maintenance time. Below are the command line tools to get the CPU information in Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Linux:

$cat /proc/cpuinfo

Mac OS X:

$sysctl -n machdep.cpu.brand_string

Windows 8 and above:

C:>wmic cpu full /format:list

NOTE: For Windows, without the /format:list ... the output result will be almost impossible to read. You can choose to use /format:htable for HTML, /format:csv for csv format or /format:xml for xml format as well.

References:

https://adamscheller.com/systems-administration/find-cpu-model-linux/

http://osxdaily.com/2011/07/15/get-cpu-info-via-command-line-in-mac-os-x/

http://www.pearsonitcertification.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1700427&seqNum=4

  See also : Golang : Get hardware information such as disk, memory and CPU usage



Tags : linux windows mac-os-x cpu-information wmic sysctl

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