In Unix, how can I display information about the operating system?
On most Unix systems, you can use the
command to determine which Unix system (e.g., SunOS,
AIX, IRIX, Linux, Darwin)
is running on your computer. On most systems, to obtain additional
information about the operating system, at the Unix prompt, enter:
To find out what the
uname -a command displays, and what
additional options it supports, at the Unix prompt, enter:
At Indiana University, for personal or departmental Linux or Unix systems support, see At IU, how do I get support for Linux or Unix?
Last modified on December 02, 2008.