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UNAME(1)				  User Commands 				 UNAME(1)

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

AUTHOR
       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report uname bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report uname translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C)  2010  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.

GNU coreutils 8.5			  February 2011 				 UNAME(1)
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