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Old 10-22-2010, 04:48 AM   #1
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How would i find the installation date of my OS?


How would i find the installation date of my OS.

I m using following linux distribution.

Code:
# lsb_release -a
LSB Version:    :core-3.1-ia32:core-3.1-noarch:graphics-3.1-ia32:graphics-3.1-noarch
Distributor ID: OracleVMserver
Description:    Oracle VM server release 2.2.0
Release:        2.2.0
Codename:       n/a


# uname -a
Linux  2.6.18-128.2.1.4.9.el5xen #1 SMP Fri Oct 9 14:57:31 EDT 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

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Old 10-22-2010, 04:57 AM   #2
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You can try to look when the filesystem is created
Code:
root@cannabis repo]# tune2fs -l /dev/root | grep created
Filesystem created:       Fri Aug 27 23:07:14 2010
root@cannabis repo]#
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Old 10-22-2010, 04:59 AM   #3
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You could check the contents of install.log and install.log.syslog to find the date.
 
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Old 10-22-2010, 06:00 AM   #4
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Thank you very much both commands are Working and giving exact result.
 
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Good to hear that.
 
  


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