List the CPU model name

sed -n 's/^model name[ \t]*: *//p' /proc/cpuinfo
Alternative command to retrieve the CPU model name and strip off the "model name : " labels.
Sample Output
Genuine Intel(R) CPU           T2080  @ 1.73GHz
Genuine Intel(R) CPU           T2080  @ 1.73GHz

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By: jgc
2009-11-05 10:59:31

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Valid only for Linux.
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