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[an error occurred while processing this directive] $System

  • $System is a string describing the type of computer system on which Mathematica is being run.
  • $System typically consists of words separated by spaces.
  • Typical values are "Microsoft Windows", "Macintosh", "SPARC" and "Silicon Graphics".
  • $SystemID provides a more succinct version of the same information.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.13.5.
  • See also: $SystemID, $Version, $MachineType, $ProcessorType, $OperatingSystem.