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UNAME(1)		  BSD General Commands Manual		      UNAME(1)

NAME
     uname -- Print operating system name

SYNOPSIS
     uname [-amnprsv]

DESCRIPTION
     The uname utility writes symbols representing one or more system charac-
     teristics to the standard output.

     The following options are available:

     -a	     Behave as though all of the options -mnrsv	were specified.

     -m	     print the machine hardware	name.

     -n	     print the nodename	(the nodename may be a name that the system is
	     known by to a communications network).

     -p	     print the machine processor architecture name.

     -r	     print the operating system	release.

     -s	     print the operating system	name.

     -v	     print the operating system	version.

     If	no options are specified, uname	prints the operating system name as if
     the -s option had been specified.

SEE ALSO
     hostname(1), machine(1), uname(3)

STANDARDS
     The uname utility conforms	to IEEE	Std 1003.2-1992	("POSIX.2").  The -p
     option is an extension to the standard.

BSD			       November	9, 1998				   BSD

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