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Oracle dictionary to indicate OS and its version running for the DB

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As captioned to see if any Oracle internal table or dictionary can tell if a DB is running in what OS and what version of that OS.
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you use:

select dbms_utility.port_string from dual
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Wait...

WHY "C" ??????????????????????????????????????????????????

how could I add more to this answer?

"C" is considered a damn bad answer
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You could try the below to see if that can give you the information you are looking for :

select platform_name from v$database
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