uname (Know your Linux System command tutorials)


uname a

  • This command gives information of the hardware of the system including processor, OS name, Current time of the system. The following snapshot shows the output of uname -a



To display name of operating system.

uname o or uname - - operating-system


To display name of Hard ware

uname m or uname - - machine


To display kernel version

uname v or uname - - kernel-version



To display kernel release

uname r or uname - - kernel-release


To display kernel name

uname s or uname - - kernel-name