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Linux: uname

posted on 2015-06-21 21:23:39

To get a proper overview on the hardware architecutre of the system used, uname helps.

[sjas@lynsjas ~]% uname -a
Linux lynsjas 2.6.32-504.16.2.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Apr 22 06:48:29 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

This is basically: (information type, uname flag to get just this info, example output)

kernel name (-s):               Linux
host name (-n):                 lynsjas
kernel release (-r):            2.6.32-504.16.2.el6.x86_64
kernel version (-v):            #1 SMP Wed Apr 22 06:48:29 UTC 2015
machine architecture (-m):      x86_64
processor architecure (-p):     x86_64
hardware architecture (-i):     x86_64
operating system (-o):          GNU/Linux

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