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Old 01-08-2006, 08:34 PM   #1
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Check Version of Installed Red Hat

Hi all,

Does anyone know how to check the Red Hat Linux version? Usually I will use "uname -a", but this will only shows the hostname and kernal version.

Linux duredhatmy01 2.4.20-8smp #1 SMP Thu Mar 13 17:45:54 EST 2003 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

I would like to know the command which shows the Red Hat version as in RH7, RH9, RHEL3, etc.

Anyone who knows, please share with me
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cat /etc/*release
Old 01-08-2006, 08:51 PM   #3
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Thanks man, you are the best


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