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uname - will print detailed info about your system

The uname (short for unix name) command will print detailed information about your Linux and Unix-like system and hardware. This includes the machine name, operating system, and kernel. To run this command, simply enter uname in your command line:


uname [option]

Some of the options are as follows,

1. The following command prints all the system information:

$ uname -a
FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE-p7 FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE-p7 #0: Mon Jan 31 18:24:03 UTC 2022  amd64

2. This command prints the type of the machine processor architecture, in our case it's amd64

$ uname -p

3. And finally the “-n” option prints the system's hostname:

$ uname -n
unix_commands/uname.txt · Last modified: 2023/01/16 04:54 by admin

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