ODOC: uname

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

uname - Display system informations


Display system information like OS Type, Kernel version, Architecture, Host name etc...
The uname command will collect the information from the /proc/sys/kernel/{ostype, hostname, osrelease, version, domainname}.

Examples :-
$ uname -- Kernel Name

$ uname -n -- Show the machine name

$ uname -rv -- Show kernel's release & Ver info

$ uname -om -- Show Arch and OS Type

$ uname -a -- Show all info
Read: man uname

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