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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Function to get Operating System Information in PHP

Here is the function which you can use to get information about the operating system used by user agent.

echo returnOperatingSystemInfo();

/* Function to get operating system information */
    function returnOperatingSystemInfo() {
        $operatingsystems = array(
            'Open BSD' => 'OpenBSD',
            'Sun OS' => 'SunOS',
            'Linux' => '(Linux)|(X11)',
            'Macintosh' => '(Mac_PowerPC)|(Macintosh)',
            'QNX' => 'QNX',
            'BeOS' => 'BeOS',
            'OS/2' => 'OS/2',
            'Playstation' => '(playstation)|(PSP)',
            'Nintendo Wii' => '(Wii)',
            'Search Bot' => '(nuhk)|(Googlebot)|(Yammybot)|(Openbot)|(Slurp/cat)|(msnbot)|(ia_archiver)',       
            'iPhone' => '(iPhone)',
            'iPad' => '(iPad)',
            'Windows Phone' => '(Windows Phone)|(Windows CE)',
            'Android' => '(Android)',
            'BlackBerry' => '(BlackBerry)|(PlayBook)|(RIM Tablet)',
            'Windows 3.11' => 'Win16',
            'Windows 95' => '(Windows 95)|(Win95)|(Windows_95)',
            'Windows 98' => '(Windows 98)|(Win98)',
            'Windows 2000' => '(Windows NT 5.0)|(Windows 2000)',
            'Windows XP' => '(Windows NT 5.1)|(Windows XP)',
            'Windows 2003' => '(Windows NT 5.2)',
            'Windows Vista' => '(Windows NT 6.0)|(Windows Vista)',
            'Windows 7' => '(Windows NT 6.1)|(Windows 7)',
            'Windows 8' => '(Windows NT 8.0)|(Windows NT 8.1)|(Windows 8)|(Windows NT 6.3)|(Windows NT 6.2)',
            'Windows 10' => '(Windows NT 10.0)|(Windows 10)',
            'Windows NT 4.0' => '(Windows NT 4.0)|(WinNT4.0)|(WinNT)|(Windows NT)',
            'Windows ME' => 'Windows ME'

        foreach ($operatingsystems as $operatingSystem => $pattern) {
            if (eregi($pattern, $_SERVER['HTTP_USER_AGENT'])) {
                return $operatingSystem;
        return 'Not Found Information';


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