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Old 01-07-2015, 09:17 PM   #1
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Slackware version


Hello,

I have a question that I hope someone can answer.

I need to find the slackware version my server is running?

Apparently I hosed the /etc/slackware-version file as well, this is why I need help.

Thanks!
 
Old 01-07-2015, 09:21 PM   #2
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What is the output of uname -r?
 
Old 01-07-2015, 09:27 PM   #3
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2.6.37.6-smp
 
Old 01-07-2015, 09:28 PM   #4
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so it should be 13.37 correct?

thanks!
 
Old 01-07-2015, 09:29 PM   #5
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Yes, unless you installed a later kernel, that would be Slackware-13.37.
 
Old 01-07-2015, 09:33 PM   #6
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Awesome! Thanks for the help.
 
Old 01-07-2015, 09:42 PM   #7
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You are welcome!
 
Old 01-07-2015, 09:43 PM   #8
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This is a catchall command, but it works on most distros, including Slackware.

Code:
$ cat /etc/*release*   <---That's the catchall
NAME=Slackware
VERSION="14.1"
ID=slackware
VERSION_ID=14.1
PRETTY_NAME="Slackware 14.1"
ANSI_COLOR="0;34"
CPE_NAME="cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1"
HOME_URL="http://slackware.com/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/"
 
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