Command to find 32/64 bit in Linux


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Command to find 32/64 bit in Linux

Hi, Can somebody tell me which command will help me find whether the OS is 32 bit or 64 bit. OS is LInux

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One way would be to parse the output of
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uname -m

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Code:
uname -a

#or

arch

x86_64 - 64 bit
i686 - 32 bit

A better one is getconf LONG_BIT

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Code:
uname -p

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