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Old 03-16-2009, 07:33 AM   #1
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program needed


hi everybody
i need a program to get the computer ID of my machine??
any help?
 
Old 03-16-2009, 07:51 AM   #2
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lshw or hardinfo. Both should be available for Fedora.
 
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What is the "computer ID"?

eg, you might mean the MAC address:
This is actually assigned to your internet card and you can see it with "ifconfig".

or , do you mean the hostname?
Get this with "hostname" or look in /etc/hosts
 
Old 03-16-2009, 08:55 AM   #4
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what i know that the computer ID is a unique number for a computer and it is 10 digits
 
Old 03-16-2009, 09:13 AM   #5
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No, can't find anything that fits that description with lshw.
 
Old 03-16-2009, 09:40 AM   #6
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Example output # 'dmidecode'
Code:
Handle 0x0100, DMI type 1, 25 bytes
System Information
        Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
        Product Name: Dimension 8300
        Serial Number: CJ8641J
        UUID: 44454C4C-4A00-1038-8036-C3C04F34314A
       
Handle 0x0200, DMI type 2, 8 bytes
Base Board Information
        Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corp.
        Product Name: 0M2035
        Serial Number: ..CN4811134400KK.

Handle 0x0300, DMI type 3, 13 bytes
Chassis Information
        Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
        Serial Number: CJ8641J
# 'lshw'
Code:
    description: Mini Tower Computer
    product: Dimension 8300
    vendor: Dell Computer Corporation
    serial: CJ8641J
    width: 32 bits
    capabilities: smbios-2.3 dmi-2.3 smp-1.4 smp
    configuration:  boot=normal chassis=mini-tower cpus=1 
    uuid=44454C4C-4A00-1038-8036-C3C04F34314A
  *-core
       description: Motherboard
       product: 0M2035
       vendor: Dell Computer Corp.
       physical id: 0
       serial: ..CN4811134400KK.
 
Old 03-16-2009, 10:09 AM   #7
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MAC Address is 12 charachters, so that's not it..

He's got me stumped too with the 10 digit ID..

LSHW would have been my suggestion as well.
 
Old 03-16-2009, 10:54 AM   #8
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Quote:
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what i know that the computer ID is a unique number for a computer and it is 10 digits
I think you need to give us some context for your question. I'm not sure know of any number that would be unique to the computer...You can change the IP at will and it could have 2 Ethernet cards or 1 Ethernet + wireless.

I suppose it could be the serial number of the motherboard, but that can be changed too.....
 
  


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