BUILT-IN MATHEMATICA SYMBOL
is a string giving the type of operating system under which Mathematica is being run.
- Typical values for $OperatingSystem are , , and .
- You can use $OperatingSystem to get an idea of what external commands will be available from within Mathematica.
- $OperatingSystem typically has the same value for different versions or variants of a particular operating system.
Programmatically determine the host operating system:
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