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Old 12-22-2008, 12:43 AM   #1
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Linux version


How can i know linux version::
when i typed command uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.18-53.el5 #1 SMP Wed Oct 10 16:34:19 EDT 2007 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Actually i want to install a software which supports these following platform:
1. RedHat Linux versions 8 and 9
2.RedHat Linux Enterprise Server Release 3, Release 4
3.RedHat Linux Advanced Server

Will my system supports this software:
i am new to linux.......
please help

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With Regards
 
Old 12-22-2008, 01:02 AM   #2
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Old 12-22-2008, 01:16 AM   #3
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No need to bump stuff after 20 minutes

Looks like RHEL5

Try
Code:
cat /etc/redhat-release
 
Old 12-22-2008, 01:26 AM   #4
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This command cat (/etc/redhat-release) gives
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client release 5.1 (Tikanga)
Is softwate compatible with my system:
 
Old 12-22-2008, 01:41 AM   #5
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What form is the software? There's a good chance that something that runs on a platform as old as RH8 & 9 won't have compatible libs etc. under a more recent release.
 
Old 12-22-2008, 01:44 AM   #6
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What is the version of my redhat linux
 
Old 12-22-2008, 01:47 AM   #7
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YOu can easily read that your version of linux is RHEL5
 
Old 12-22-2008, 02:05 AM   #8
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perhaps you didnt read what i wrote in previous post. i am new to linux.
so now u got..if dont
then
Hell is so lucky,Blind(surdas)is still here on earth!!!

thanx for help.
 
Old 12-22-2008, 02:32 AM   #9
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Yeah being new to linux is different thing. But atleast you know how read what is there on your screen. And if you do not know that then Bill Uncle also cant help you.
 
Old 12-22-2008, 07:57 AM   #10
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Hi,
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Originally Posted by mech123 View Post
This command cat (/etc/redhat-release) gives
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client release 5.1 (Tikanga)
Is softwate compatible with my system:
If you did do a 'cat /etc/redhat-release' from the 'cli' and the output to the screen was 'Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client release 5.1 (Tikanga)'. Then what does the the line state?

To me it look like your release is 'Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client release 5.1 (Tikanga)'. Now is the software compatible with your system question? You should see if there is repository with the releases that you wish to use. I doubt it!
 
Old 12-24-2008, 06:51 AM   #11
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Please accept my contribution too...
1. cat /etc/issue
2.lsb_release -a
If it is a red hat system it should show you some positive results...thank u.
 
Old 12-24-2008, 07:10 AM   #12
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Even if its Ubuntu it will show the output.
 
Old 12-24-2008, 09:11 AM   #13
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Please accept my contribution too...
1. cat /etc/issue
2.lsb_release -a
If it is a red hat system it should show you some positive results...thank u.
Nice.. I like number 2. I'll have to remember that one.
 
Old 12-24-2008, 01:04 PM   #14
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if you can see software for red hat enterprise linux 5 then coose that

otherwise with the options they gave mabie the RHEL3-4 one would work
 
  


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