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Old 10-30-2005, 04:30 AM   #1
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Lightbulb which linux I have


Hello ,
How can I know which linux do I have (Redhat,suse ....)
?
 
Old 10-30-2005, 04:42 AM   #2
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Try running uname -a or uname -r in a console.
 
Old 10-30-2005, 04:57 AM   #3
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I have tried but :(

I have tried but I get :
Linux 2.6.7-mashovix ....
nothing about any vendor (unless mashovix is a new vendor ? )
 
Old 10-30-2005, 05:04 AM   #4
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Try these commands, see what they turn up.
Code:
ls /etc | grep version
ls /etc | grep release
 
Old 10-30-2005, 05:36 AM   #5
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nothing!!!!!

nothing!!!!!
 
Old 10-30-2005, 05:42 AM   #6
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Gah, I'm out then. A lot of distros have a file like that in /etc, Slackware has /etc/slackware-version, Redhat has /etc/redhat-version, Arch has /etc/arch-release. I was counting on one of those popping up
 
Old 10-30-2005, 06:19 AM   #7
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What does your bootloader read when you start up?
 
Old 10-30-2005, 06:32 AM   #8
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where do I find it?

where do I find it?
 
Old 10-30-2005, 06:38 AM   #9
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Re: where do I find it?

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where do I find it?
As above, when you start the machine. You should see a menu with (most likely) GRUB or LILO (or Linux Loader) at the top. You could always ask the person who installed Linux, if you know who they are that is..
 
Old 10-30-2005, 02:01 PM   #10
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My wild guess;
cat /etc/issue
it works in Mepis
That 'mashovix' thing returns nothing in google. Somebodies custom kernel possibly ? Just another wild guess.
 
Old 10-30-2005, 09:14 PM   #11
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Quote:
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My wild guess;
cat /etc/issue
Ahhh, good pick! I didn't even think of that, nice call
 
  


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