Check Linux System Information and Linux Version Using uname Command


Using uname Command to check Linux Version and System Information.


   The uname command can be use to print / display the Linux system information, the uname command also can be use to get the current version of your Linux operating system.  The basic Linux command article below use the uname command to get Linux version or to check kernel version name and other system information on Linux Fedora operating system.


Get and display all system information on Linux machine:

Dispaly Linux system information uname -a

[root@fedora ~]# uname -a

Linux 2.6.25-14.fc9.i686 #1 SMP Thu May 1 06:28:41 EDT 2008 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

[root@fedora ~]#


Get and display the Linux kernel name:

Dispaly Linux kernel name uname

[root@fedora ~]# uname


[root@fedora ~]#



[root@fedora ~]# uname -s


[root@fedora ~]#


Get and display Linux hostname or node name:

Display Linux Hostname uname

[root@fedora ~]# uname -n

[root@fedora ~]#


Get and display Linux kernel release or could be use to check kernel version name :

Display Linux kernel release

[root@fedora ~]# uname -r


[root@fedora ~]#


Get and display Linux kernel version:

Display Linux kernel version

[root@fedora ~]# uname -v 

#1 SMP Thu May 1 06:28:41 EDT 2008

[root@fedora ~]#


Get and display Linux machine hardware name:

Display Linux hardware name

[root@fedora ~]# uname -m


[root@fedora ~]#


Get and display Linux processor name:

Display Linux processor name

[root@fedora ~]# uname -p


[root@fedora ~]#


Get and display Linux hardware platform:

Display Linux Hardware Platform name

[root@fedora ~]# uname -i


[root@fedora ~]#


Get and display Linux operating system name:

Display Linux Operating System with uname

[root@fedora ~]# uname -o


[root@fedora ~]#


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Thank u buddy!!

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