This article will guide you on different methods to retrieve information about your #Linux system and the underlying #hardware devices. These procedures will help you check the specifications of your computer machine and you can easily know either the hardware device or computer software is compatible with your working system or not.
The Linux kernel is the main component of a Linux operating system (OS) and is the core interface between a computer's hardware and its processes.
To find system information in #Centos:
- To know only system name, you can use uname command without any switch will print system information or uname -s #command will print the kernel name of your system.
- To view your network hostname, use '-n' switch with uname command as shown.
- To get information about kernel-version, use '-v' switch.