uname man page

uname — print system information


uname -mp

uname -srv

uname -n

uname -a


uname [OPTION]...


Print certain system information. With no OPTION, same as -s.

-a, --all
print all information, in the following order, except omit -p and -i if unknown:
-s, --kernel-name
print the kernel name
-n, --nodename
print the network node hostname
-r, --kernel-release
print the kernel release
-v, --kernel-version
print the kernel version
-m, --machine
print the machine hardware name
-p, --processor
print the processor type (non-portable)
-i, --hardware-platform
print the hardware platform (non-portable)
-o, --operating-system
print the operating system
display this help and exit
output version information and exit


Written by David MacKenzie.

Reporting Bugs

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See Also

arch(1), uname(2)

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/u…>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) uname invocation'

Referenced By

arch(1), cupsd.conf(5), lsof(1), ovs-l3ping(8), ovs-test(8), ovs-vlan-test(8), procenv(1), shtool-platform(1), squeak(1), systemd.unit(5), uname(2), virt-dmesg(1).

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GNU coreutils 8.25 October 2016