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.

reporting bugs

       Report hostid bugs to
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       Copyright © 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.  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 coreutils 'hostid invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.