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I have access to another college's standalone server and am running several experiments on it. However, I don't know how many cores or the speed of the cores in the machine. Is there a way to get that information through the command line? Right now I'm accessing it through SSH.

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What operating system? SSH isn't a clue, as it's cross-platform. –  John Gardeniers Apr 9 '10 at 0:59

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cat /proc/cpuinfo
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You beat me to it. –  tylerl Apr 9 '10 at 0:00
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That's assuming it's a *nix system. –  John Gardeniers Apr 9 '10 at 0:57
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...that uses the /proc filesystem. –  Dennis Williamson Apr 9 '10 at 1:04

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