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Old 08-09-2011, 09:28 AM   #1
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How do I update my Linux OS system and how do I know what version I have? This is all new to me.
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Old 08-09-2011, 09:34 AM   #2
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Which linux based operating system are you using?
 
Old 08-09-2011, 10:01 AM   #3
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In a terminal issue the following commands:
cat /etc/lsb-release
uname -a

These will tell you your distribution and your kernel version.
 
Old 08-09-2011, 05:00 PM   #4
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Before you get too far along you need to give us more info.

Is this a small netbook you are working on?
 
Old 08-09-2011, 10:04 PM   #5
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Try cat /etc/*release in a terminal to determine your distribution.

The command uname -a will tell you which version of the kernel you are running.
 
  


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