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Old 09-08-2013, 02:44 PM   #1
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Question Best way to find what linux distro from partitions\files alone?


Going thru my Raspberry Pi SDs via laptop and can't seem to find clues to what distros I am looking at... Any ideas would be appreciated, I'm guessing in /etc? But, no luck yet...
 
Old 09-08-2013, 02:56 PM   #2
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Such a nb it was staring right at in each /etc e.g. debian_version and arch-release etc...

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To add to that, most modern distros have the file /etc/os-release, which contains information about the distro.
 
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...and man os-release contains information about the /etc/os-release file...
 
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Old 09-08-2013, 03:45 PM   #6
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