Uname (short for unix name) is a computer program in Unix and Unix -like operating systems that prints the name, version number and other details of the computer and the operating system. The uname system call and command were first implemented in PWB / UNIX.
Some Unix variants, such as AT & T UNIX System V Release 3.0, in addition contain the program setname, with the values that are returned by uname, can be changed.
The GNU version of uname is included in the packages ' sh- utils "or" coreutils ". uname as such is not available as a standalone program package.
On a system with Darwin the output of the command uname could with the command line parameter -a look like this:
Darwin 9.2.0 Darwin Kernel Version hostname 9.2.0: Tue February 5 16:13:22 PST 2008; root: xnu - 13.03.1228 ~ 1/RELEASE_I386 i386 The following table provides examples of various editions of uname on multiple platforms. These are only intended to provide an overview of common systems; actually output values depend on the hardware, the operating system version, updates, and other software.
In AIX, the Ergenbiswert the options -v and- r are compared with other systems reversed.
Other operating systems
In -Microsoft operating systems such as MS -DOS and Microsoft Windows, the command is used to ver version query.
- Unix commands
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- UNIX software
- GNU core utilities