How to check which Byte Order my system is Using ?

Little Endian OR Big Endian ?


Byte Order can be checked by viewing the information about CPU.

Run this command,

lscpu | grep "Byte Order"

You will get to know your Byte Order.

  • 2
    There is no need to use sudo ;) – Ravexina Apr 9 '17 at 16:33

You can also use Python:

python -c "import sys; print(sys.byteorder)"

It will print either little or big.

  • please change python to python2 – diralik Jan 19 at 11:34
  • Or just make it version independent by adding parentheses: print(sys.byteorder) – Kyle Jul 8 at 14:50

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