NAME

uname - print system information  

SYNOPSIS

uname [OPTION]...  

DESCRIPTION

Print certain system information. With no OPTION, same as -s.

-a, --all
print all information, in the following order, except omit -p and -i if unknown:
-s, --kernel-name
print the kernel name
-n, --nodename
print the network node hostname
-r, --kernel-release
print the kernel release
-v, --kernel-version
print the kernel version
-m, --machine
print the machine hardware name
-p, --processor
print the processor type or "unknown"
-i, --hardware-platform
print the hardware platform or "unknown"
-o, --operating-system
print the operating system
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report uname translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>  

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  

SEE ALSO

arch(1), uname(2)

The full documentation for uname is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and uname programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info coreutils 'uname invocation'

should give you access to the complete manual.