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os-name

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Get the name of the current operating system
Example: macOS Sierra

Useful for analytics and debugging.

Install

$ npm install --save os-name

Usage

const os = require('os');
const osName = require('os-name');
 
// on a macOS Sierra system 
 
osName();
//=> 'macOS Sierra' 
 
osName(os.platform(), os.release());
//=> 'macOS Sierra' 
 
osName('darwin', '14.0.0');
//=> 'OS X Yosemite' 
 
osName('linux', '3.13.0-24-generic');
//=> 'Linux 3.13' 
 
osName('win32', '6.3.9600');
//=> 'Windows 8.1' 

API

osName([platform, release])

By default the name of the current operating system is returned.

You can optionally supply a custom os.platform() and os.release().

Check out getos if you need the Linux distribution name.

Contributing

Production systems depend on this package for logging / tracking. Please be careful when introducing new output, and adhere to existing output format (whitespace, capitalization, etc.).

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License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus