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Old 01-25-2009, 12:26 PM   #1
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Question how to check the version


Hi,

I want to know that how we can see the version information of a Linux machine using terminal or command line if we telnet any Linux machine.

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Old 01-25-2009, 12:29 PM   #2
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Use the uname command:

uname -r

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Old 01-25-2009, 12:38 PM   #3
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cat /proc/version
lsb_release -a
 
Old 01-25-2009, 12:39 PM   #4
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Question thanx

thanx for your reply but i want to know how to check the distribution version information i.e fedora core 9 or 10 through command line
 
Old 01-25-2009, 12:42 PM   #5
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more /etc/redhat-release
 
Old 01-25-2009, 12:46 PM   #6
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If available use
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lsb_release -ir
or lsb_release -a for full output, as previously mentioned by repo above. Otherwise check under the /etc directory: each distribution has a file with "release" in its name. For example on my OpenSuSE box I have /etc/SuSE-release whose content is
Code:
$ cat /etc/SuSE-release
openSUSE 11.1 (i586)
VERSION = 11.1
On machines running Unix, check for files containing "version" in their name.
 
Old 01-25-2009, 01:07 PM   #7
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Talking lsb_release -a ...works

lsb_release -a ...works
 
Old 02-21-2009, 05:21 PM   #8
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Thanks i too got to know.
 
  


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