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ghaefb 02-03-2006 05:36 AM

Contents of /etc/<distribution>_version and /etc/<distribution>-release
 
I'm gathering some information about Linux distros and I'd like to know:

1) Does the file /etc/slackware-release exist on Slackware Linux ?

2) What are the contents of this file ?


Thanks

ghaefb 02-03-2006 05:39 AM

Contents of /etc/<distribution>_version and /etc/<distribution>-release
 
I'm gathering some information about Linux distros and I'd like to know:

1) Does the file /etc/debian_version exist on Debian Linux ?
Is there any other file that contains the release information ?

What about Ubuntu ?


2) What are the contents of this file ?


Thanks

ghaefb 02-03-2006 05:42 AM

Contents of /etc/mandrake-release
 
I'm gathering some information about Linux distros and I'd like to know:

1) Does the file /etc/mandrake-release exist on Mandriva Linux ?
If not, what is the new name of this file ?

2) What are the contents of this file ?


Thanks

ghaefb 02-03-2006 05:43 AM

Contents of /etc/SuSE-release
 
I'm gathering some information about Linux distros and I'd like to know:

1) Does the file /etc/SuSE-release exist on SuSE/Novell Linux ?

2) What are the contents of this file ?


Thanks

truthfatal 02-03-2006 05:43 AM

There's a slackware-version file in /etc

it contains:
Code:

Slackware 10.2.0

XavierP 02-03-2006 06:15 AM

Because all 4 threads are identical, I have merged them and moved them to Linux-Distributions. The files will contain the version number.

ghaefb 02-03-2006 06:46 AM

@truthfatal: Thank you for the info.

@XavierP: I apologize, that was a stupid what I did... :) thanks for merging threads.


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