Display information about the Unix operating system

On most Unix systems, you can use the uname command to determine which Unix system (for example, 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:

 uname -a

To find out what the uname -a command displays, and what additional options it supports, at the Unix prompt, enter:

 man uname

At Indiana University, for personal or departmental Linux or Unix systems support, see Get help for Linux or Unix at IU.

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