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Old 07-31-2005, 03:04 PM   #1
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Some command help


Is there a command to bring up which distro and version ye are using? Is there a command to show the kernel version?
 
Old 07-31-2005, 03:07 PM   #2
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You can get your kernel version with "uname -a", without the quotes. Not sure about distro and version, though that might be in the output of "uname -a", also.
 
Old 07-31-2005, 04:49 PM   #3
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cat /etc/slackware-version will display, well, your slackware version.
 
Old 07-31-2005, 05:10 PM   #4
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cat /proc/version for Fedora.
 
  


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