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Old 05-25-2005, 04:50 PM   #1
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Version Running


How do I check the version of Linux running on my box?
I was trying to install a HP printer and found out I have to download some packages, and in order to make a proper installation I need to know what version of Mandrake I'm running. I know it's Mandrake 10, but I don't know if it's Community or Official...????

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 05-25-2005, 05:19 PM   #2
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Hi, and welcome to LQ!

Other distros maintain a file like
e.g.
/etc/slackware-version
/etc/redhat-release

Maybe MKD (being a RH spawn) has kept that
habit up?

Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 05-26-2005, 12:48 PM   #3
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Thank you very much.
That worked.
The file is /etc/mandrake-release
 
  


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