uname - print operating system name
The uname utility writes symbols representing one or more
to the standard output.
The options are as follows:
-a Behave as though all of the options -mnrsv were
-m Print the machine hardware name.
-n Print the nodename (the nodename may be a name that
the system is
known by to a communications network).
-p Print the processor type in more detail.
-r Print the operating system release.
-s Print the operating system name.
-v Print the operating system version.
If no options are specified, uname prints the operating system name as if
the -s option had been specified.
hostname(1), machine(1), uname(3)
The uname utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.2-1992
The uname command appeared in 4.4BSD.
OpenBSD 3.6 January 26, 1994
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