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For the record, much of this information is available under /sys/devices/virtual/dmi/id on modern Linuces (ie, since at least 2011), and much if it- notably, not including serial numbers- is readable by regular users. To answer the original poster's question, product_name is the file that contains the system's model name. bios_date bios_vendor bios_version ...
On a lot of Linux machines, the file /var/lib/dbus/machine-id contains a unique id for each Linux distribution and can be accessed by a call to dbus_get_local_machine_id(). This is probably the same as the /etc/machine-id mentioned above. It works on virtual Linux installations too. I've checked it on current Ubuntu, SuSE and CentOS distributions.
Device name and corresponding serial number: lsblk --nodeps -o name,serial output: NAME SERIAL sda 0000000012400917BA30 sdb 0000000012400917BA96 add -n if you don't want to print the header line: lsblk --nodeps -no name,serial output: sda 0000000012400917BA30 sdb 0000000012400917BA96 Add more columns if needed (e.g. model): lsblk --nodeps -o ...
Being physically disabled, I understand how you feel. As such, I'm posting the info I find on your device: VendorID = 0b06 = Athena / Advantage x7500 / Dopod U1000 / T-Mobile AMEO ProductID = a513 = ?? a513 doesn't exist in any USB Database I could find, but I did find this post over at Reddit. I tend to agree that buying a newer supported product would ...
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