How to find hardware information in Ubuntu

Using the dmidecode command you can find out many details about the hardware in your computer system.  Some of the information you can find is Motherboard make and model, CPU make and model, Video card make and model.  It seems that almost anything plugged into your computer will show up here.
Motherboard information is listed under the term: Base board
 
You need to either be root or use sudo to run the command below.

sudo dmidecode

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