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NAME
uname -- Print operating system name
SYNOPSIS
uname [-amnprsv]
DESCRIPTION
The uname utility writes symbols representing one or more system charac- teristics to the standard output. The following options are available: -a Behave as though all of the options -mnrsv were specified. -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 machine processor architecture name. -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.
SEE ALSO
hostname(1), machine(1), uname(3)
STANDARDS
The uname utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.2-1992 (``POSIX.2''). The -p option is an extension to the standard. NetBSD 9.99 November 9, 1998 NetBSD 9.99
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