UNAME(1) Commands and Applications UNAME(1)
uname - display information about the system
uname [ -amnrsv ]
By default, the uname command writes the name of the operating system
implementation to standard output. When options are specified, strings
representing one or more system characteristics are written to standard
-a Behave as though the options -m, -n, -r, -s, and -v were speci-
-m Write the type of the current hardware platform to standard out-
-n Write the name of the system to standard output.
-r Write the current release level of the operating system to stan-
-s Write the name of the operating system implementation to stan-
-v Write the version level of this release of the operating system
to standard output.
-V Write version information for the uname command and exit.
If the -a flag is specified, or multiple flags are specified, all out-
put is written on a single line, separated by spaces.
The uname utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.
This manual page documents uname version 3.0.
Version 1.0 (February 1994) of uname for GNO was written by Phil Vandry
<firstname.lastname@example.org>. Version 2.0 (September 1994) was written by Ian
The uname command is expected to conform to the IEEE Std1003.2
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