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NAME
       Facter - Collect and display facts about the system.

SYNOPSIS
       Collect and display facts about the system.

USAGE
       facter [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] [-p|--puppet] [-v|--version] [-y|--yaml] [-j|--json] [fact] [fact] [...]

DESCRIPTION
       Collect  and display facts about the current system. The library behind Facter is easy to expand, making Facter
       an easy way to collect information about a system from within the shell or within Ruby.

       If no facts are specifically asked for, then all facts will be returned.

OPTIONS
       yaml:    Emit facts in YAML format.

       json:    Emit facts in JSON format.

       puppet:  Load the Puppet libraries, thus allowing Facter to load Puppet specific (custom) facts

       version: Print the version and exit.

       help:    Print this help message.

       debug:   Enable debugging.

       trace:   Enable backtraces.

       timing:  Enable timing.

EXAMPLE
       facter kernel

AUTHOR
       Luke Kanies

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (c) 2012 Puppet Labs, Inc Licensed under the Apache 2.0 license



Puppet Labs, Inc                September 2012                       FACTER(8)