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Old 08-17-2005, 02:00 PM   #1
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How do I determine my current kernel?

I am sorry for such a stupid question, but how do I determine what kernel I am running in debian? thanks in advance
Old 08-17-2005, 02:04 PM   #2
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type in a terminal
uname -r
. This will give you your kernel version
Old 08-17-2005, 02:21 PM   #3
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unam -mrs can be also used.

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Old 08-17-2005, 02:22 PM   #4
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cat /etc/debian_version

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Old 08-17-2005, 03:31 PM   #5
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Hmm all cat /etc/debian_version shows when I enter it in a terminal is testing/unstable.

man uname - print system information

uname [OPTION]...

Print certain system information. With no OPTION, same as -s.
-a, --all
print all information, in the following order:
-s, --kernel-name
print the kernel name
-n, --nodename
print the network node hostname
-r, --kernel-release
print the kernel release
-v, --kernel-version
print the kernel version
-m, --machine
print the machine hardware name
-o, --operating-system
print the operating system
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Old 08-17-2005, 03:48 PM   #6
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cat /proc/version


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