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ARCH(1) 						     Linux Programmer's Manual							   ARCH(1)

NAME
arch - print machine architecture
SYNOPSIS
arch
DESCRIPTION
arch is equivalent to uname -m. On current Linux systems, arch prints things such as "i386", "i486", "i586", "alpha", "sparc", "arm", "m68k", "mips", "ppc".
SEE ALSO
uname(1), uname(2) Linux 2.0 4 July 1997 ARCH(1)