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Old 12-30-2006, 08:49 PM   #1
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Question FEDORA release number


I want to determine which FEDORA release is installed on my machine. I was using 3 and when I booted the 5 disks not much happened. I was not prompted to mount any other disks.
 
Old 12-30-2006, 08:56 PM   #2
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I want to determine which FEDORA release is installed on my machine. I was using 3 and when I booted the 5 disks not much happened. I was not prompted to mount any other disks.
open up console (terminal) and try
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cat /etc/fedora-release
Edit...I'm not too sure about the file name there...it may also be a underscore there instead of a dash.
 
Old 12-30-2006, 10:22 PM   #3
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Code:
#uname -a
That should also give you a clue about your distro and its version.
 
Old 12-30-2006, 10:51 PM   #4
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uname -a will just give you the kernel version number.

Somewhere in /etc (probably) will be a file that lists the release version number.

From the description in the original post it sounds like a failed upgrade. Probably still running the same version.
 
Old 12-31-2006, 01:07 AM   #5
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uname -a will just give you the kernel version number.

Somewhere in /etc (probably) will be a file that lists the release version number.

From the description in the original post it sounds like a failed upgrade. Probably still running the same version.
Seems like a Linux thing. On FreeBSD (I am sure on Solaris as well) running "uname -a" shows everything including the operating system version. On Fedora Core, /etc/redhat-release and /etc/fedora-release contain the operating system version. On other distros and some other unix oses, you can just do "cat /etc/release".
 
Old 12-31-2006, 08:28 AM   #6
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Found it

etc Fedora release 3
Any ideas why can't upgrade to 5?
CD is being accessed then up comes log on screen.
 
Old 01-03-2007, 06:23 PM   #7
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I burnt the CDs wrong. running fine on 6
 
  


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