Getting information about model no. of computer

dmidecode | grep -i prod
This command gives a model information of a computer. Also useful in determining the host is a VM machine or actual physical machine.
Sample Output
dmidecode | grep -i prod
       Product Name: HP dx2480 MT(FX800PA)
       Product Name: 0B08h

By: rockon
2009-02-25 23:05:17

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I'm pretty sure you need root access to run dmidecode, just as something to note.
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