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Old 10-11-2004, 02:59 AM   #1
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how to determine if the distro is debian?

say i'm writing a script that wants to do something in particular if the user is using debian (like apt-get install <something>), where can a i query for the distribution name/version/etc?

Old 10-11-2004, 03:05 AM   #2
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edit: I mean check for this file, and it contains the version as well.

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Old 10-11-2004, 08:04 PM   #3
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cool, thanks for the insight :-)


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