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Old 01-24-2008, 09:17 AM   #1
corosus
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telling the difference between woody and sarge from the command line


Hi all

We have a couple of boxes that we only have ssh acess to at work, and i was wondering if the debian that's installen is woody or sarge

i know that i can see the list of installed packages bij doing dpkg -l, but where do i have to look to see if the boxes are running woody or sarge ???

a number of packages are in the woody varint, but for a number of reasons i need to be sure.

thanks & greetz

coro

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Old 01-24-2008, 09:45 AM   #2
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cat /etc/debian_version is one way.
 
Old 01-24-2008, 09:50 AM   #3
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cat /etc/apt/sources.list is another And it's also a good point to see if an upgrade will go smoothly too...
 
  


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