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Old 09-10-2008, 12:10 AM   #1
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how do I know what version I have


Hello, I forgot what version of ubuntu I have, what architecture and stuff. And apparently that's important. How do I find out?

thanks
 
Old 09-10-2008, 12:34 AM   #2
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Hello, I forgot what version of ubuntu I have, what architecture and stuff. And apparently that's important. How do I find out?

thanks
Start a terminal session (console/commandline) and type: cat /etc/release.
 
Old 09-10-2008, 02:55 AM   #3
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also check /proc/version

You'll find other interesting files in there, cpuinfo, diskstats, meminfo, etc. in there.
 
Old 09-10-2008, 04:52 AM   #4
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Code:
lsb_release -a
 
Old 09-10-2008, 04:54 AM   #5
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This is fairly informative on some:

uname -a
 
Old 09-10-2008, 11:02 AM   #6
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Better yet install the HardInfo app. Check it out here: http://hardinfo.berlios.de/HomePage Check if it is available for install via your package manager first before downloading and installing from source.
 
Old 09-29-2008, 08:59 PM   #7
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wow, lots of different solutions. thanks, guys! :-)
 
  


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