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Old 11-07-2004, 01:58 PM   #1
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How to find Linux kernel & gcc version


what command do I use to find out my Linux kernel and gcc version.

Also can someone explain gcc to me?

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Old 11-07-2004, 02:00 PM   #2
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uname -r
gcc -v
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gcc is the c / c++ compiler.


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