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Old 04-27-2012, 02:02 PM   #1
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Linux version?????


Need to find version of Linux, there is no cmd where do I start to look?? Not sure where I even need to go to find this information out.

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Kat
 
Old 04-27-2012, 02:06 PM   #2
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Code:
uname -r
http://ss64.com/bash/uname.html
 
Old 04-27-2012, 02:07 PM   #3
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Try
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uname -a
lsb_release -a
First show you information about kernel and second about distribution.
 
Old 04-27-2012, 02:07 PM   #4
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With red-hat there is also a /etc/redhat-release file you can cat to see your version.
 
Old 04-27-2012, 02:16 PM   #5
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That all sounds doable but where do I do it from there is no command line and I am scared to just open things up and start looking, I know Novell and Windows but no Linux....don't know where to type like there is no command line you know? On my screen I see an icon that says root's home

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Old 04-27-2012, 02:20 PM   #6
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What do you mean there is no command line? If you are using a GUI like GNOME there will be a 'terminal' application in the applications bar that will launch into your command line.
 
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Is this a netbook?
Does it looks like
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vM7YMgqUMLM

Kind regards
 
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You can also try hitting alt+f1 or f2 or f3 and so on. Each function key is associated with a separate terminal on the Linux machine.
 
Old 04-27-2012, 02:27 PM   #9
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Unhappy Terminal

Ok found terminal and got to command line THANKS so much I did the uname -a and it shows Linux (my server name) 2.6.16.60-0.81.2 bigsmp so is all of that the version or just the 2.6.16.60???? I am a REAL Newbie to Linux I'm telling you.
 
Old 04-27-2012, 02:36 PM   #10
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Ok thanks I think that is what I needed.
One more question how do I close this thread??????????

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