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Old 01-07-2006, 05:42 PM   #1
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which distro

is there a command you can type to show which distro is the linux OS you are using?
Old 01-07-2006, 06:37 PM   #2
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While it's possible to identify certain distros by some non-standard method, there is no universal command to identify a distro.
Old 01-07-2006, 06:45 PM   #3
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Isn't there a file somewhere which stores the version? That might contain the distro name...tho I don't remember where/what it is called.
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uname -a or uname -r will give you lots of information about your kernel version and may even give you info on your distro. Or try "cat /etc/<distro>-version"
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ok, I found some files in /boot


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