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UNAME(1)                  BSD General Commands Manual                 UNAME(1)

NAME
     uname -- Print operating system name

SYNOPSIS
     uname [-amnprsv]

DESCRIPTION
     The uname utility writes symbols representing one or more system characteristics to the standard out-put. output.
     put.

     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 speci-fied. specified.
     fied.

SEE ALSO
     hostname(1), machine(1), sw_vers(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.

BSD                            November 9, 1998                            BSD

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