Ubuntu – Getting system information with uname

Per http://ss64.com/bash/uname.html the following command can be used to obtain system information from the Ubuntu server:

uname [options]...

Specifically, the command will “Print system information, print information about the machine and operating system it is run on. If no options are given, `uname’ acts as if the `-s’ option were given.

The following command line switches can be used:

     Print all of the below information.

     Print the machine (hardware) type.

     Print the machine's network node hostname.

     Print the machine's processor type

     Print the operating system release.

     Print the operating system name.

     Print the operating system version.

If multiple switches are used or if -a is used then the information is provided in the following order:


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