uname cli linux

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uname prints unix/linux version , name and other informations

  • uname [options]
uname -a
# Linux kamal 4.9.0-deepin-amd64 #1 SMP deepin (give all info)
  • -s for kernel name ,
  • -n for network node host name,
  • -r for kernel version number and release level,
  • -v for date of release of the kernel version,
  • -m for machine hardware name, -p for CPU type (not available on some systems),
  • -i for general hardware platform
  • -o for operating system.


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