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hostid - print the numeric identifier for the current host



hostid OPTION


Print the numeric identifier (in hexadecimal) for the current host.

--help display this help and exit

output version information and exit


Written by Jim Meyering.

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Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

See Also

The full documentation for hostid is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and hostid programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info hostid

should give you access to the complete manual.

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