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Old 06-01-2006, 06:05 AM   #1
supervillan
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How can I find out what distro is a server running?


Hi,

I need to find out if a server I'm connecting to is Fedora Core 5 or not. Can somebody please tell me how can I find out the distribution name and version? I only have ssh access.
 
Old 06-01-2006, 06:34 AM   #2
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ssh to server and read /etc/issue.
less /etc/issue
this file contains name of the distro and version .
 
  


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