On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 12:36:31PM +0100, Rada alive wrote:
>
> On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 7:31 AM, Frank Shute wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 06:30:32PM -0800, mdh wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > A couple of tips for the future: address your questions to
> > > > questions@ rather than chat@ and preface your question with the
> > > > output of:
> > > >
> > > > $ uname -rms
> > >
> > > The uname -rms command only works on the HURD operating system. It
> > > returns the current running version of Richard Stallman on stdout.
> > > For FreeBSD users, I suggest the alternate uname -smr command, which
> > > returns their OSname, OSversion, and arch on stdout.
> > >

> >
> >
> >
> > If RMS runs like the HURD, then he's probably suffering from some
> > lengthy, terminal disease
> >
> > FreeBSD should return the OS details for uname -beast
> >
> > Could be used in send-pr etc. and is easy to remember like -rms!
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >

>
> What about just using uname -a?


uname -a produces output that is > 80 chars wide & a lot of it is
irrelevant if a noob is most likely running GENERIC.

Just my preference though.


Regards,

--

Frank


Contact info: http://www.shute.org.uk/misc/contact.html

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