ODOC: uname

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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