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How To Check the BIOS date in Linux?

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  • How To Check the BIOS date in Linux?

    Here it is a command that you can use in Linux

    $ sudo dmidecode | grep -C 3 -i date
    BIOS Information
    Vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
    Version: 1.0b
    Release Date: 08/11/2014
    Address: 0xF0000
    Runtime Size: 64 kB
    ROM Size: 16384 kB

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    Linux find out BIOS version command

    ## run as root user ##
    dmidecode | less
    ## or use sudo ##
    sudo dmidecode | less

    Sample outputs:
    dmidecode 2.10 SMBIOS 2.5 present. 45 structures occupying 1832 bytes. Table at 0xCFF6A000. Handle 0x0000, DMI type 0, 24 bytes BIOS Information Vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD Version: 2.1 Release Date: 06/23/2008 Address: 0xE4F00 Runtime Size: 110848 bytes ROM Size: 1024 kB Characteristics: PCI is supported PNP is supported BIOS is upgradeable BIOS shadowing is allowed ESCD support is available Boot from CD is supported Selectable boot is supported EDD is supported 3.5"/2.88 MB floppy services are supported (int 13h) ACPI is supported USB legacy is supported LS-120 boot is supported ATAPI Zip drive boot is supported BIOS boot specification is supported Targeted content distribution is supported