uname [Command]

Command uname

Displays system information, such as the type of machine and operating system.


uname [options]


-a displays all the information.
-m displays the type of equipment (eg, i586).
-n displays the hostname of the machine.
-p displays the processor type (usually unknown).
-r displays the number of operating system release
-s displays the name of the operating system.
-v displays the version of the operating system (compilation date).


The uname command displays various information about the machine and operating system (Linux).

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