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why this is like this?

[oracle@term1 ~]$ uname
Linux
[oracle@term1 ~]$ oslevel -s
bash: oslevel: command not found
[oracle@term1 ~]$
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Question by:walkerdba
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by:ozo
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because if no options are specified, uname prints the operating system name
and because there is no executable command named oslevel in your PATH
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by:omarfarid
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What is the exact question? is it the first command or the 2nd?

oslevel is not linux command
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by:jools
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oslevel is AIX, uname is your average *nix, welcome to our wurlde, not all *nix are the same!
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by:Pepe2323
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What information you are trying to  find ?

uname -a will show you the kernetl version

If you need to find the linux type and the version some of them has the information on

/etc and depends of the type of linux is the name of the file

for RHEL is redhat-release
for SLES is cat /etc/SuSE-release

i hope this helps you
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE earned 2000 total points
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"oslevel -s" is showing the running AIX version, the Linux alternative to it would be "uname -r" (or "uname -a")
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by:walkerdba
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got it is a command used for AIX
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