Howto: Linux detect or find out a dual-core cpu

Q. How do I find out my cpu is a dual-core cpu on Cent Os Linux?

A. Following are are few tips for identifying whether a cpu is dual-core or not. Please note there are few factors that might give your wrong result. For example wrong kernel image installed.

Task: Display CPU information

Type the following command to get overall cpu info:
$ less /proc/cpuinfo

Task: Identif whether a cpu is dual-core or not

$ grep cores /proc/cpuinfo

cpu cores       : 2

Or type following command:
$ grep "core id" /proc/cpuinfo

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