Access BIOS/motherboard information in Linux

This is one useful command to access BIOS information

$sudo dmidecode | less

Use –type switch to get specific section of the information.

$sudo dmidecode –type 0

All possible –type values are here.

There are tools like flashrom  discussed here to read/write the information through APIs.

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6259124/apis-for-querying-and-setting-bios-properties

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