Get Dell Service Tag Number from a Dell Machine

sudo dmidecode | grep Serial\ Number | head -n1
This will give you the Dell Service tag number associated with your machine. Incredibly useful when you need that number for tech support or downloads.
Sample Output
Serial Number: XXXXXXX

By: nlinux
2009-02-18 14:54:28

What Others Think

You can also specify which DMI string you want with dmidecode (in this case the serial number): sudo dmidecode -s system-serial-number ASDF1234
hdilemma · 615 weeks and 2 days ago
only newer versions (post 2005-10-03) of dmidecode allow one to use the -s switch
archlich · 614 weeks and 3 days ago
You can use: wmic bios get serialnumber to get the Dell Service Tag for your machine. See for more details.
kleinbaas · 601 weeks and 3 days ago
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BarbaraMJennette · 35 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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