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Old 03-04-2010, 10:22 AM   #1
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Which brand of Linux is running.


When logging into a new server how can I tell which brand of Linux is running. For example: RedHat; SuSe; etc...
 
Old 03-04-2010, 10:26 AM   #2
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Old 03-04-2010, 10:41 AM   #3
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check this thread: "how to find out what distro is on pc".

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It's not easy!

For a very comprehensive and mature shell solution see rkhunter's rkh_dat_get_os_info function.

For a more "noddy" but possibly good enough shell function see this LQ post.
 
  


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