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Old 07-02-2008, 03:38 AM   #1
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Unhappy how to find the time and date when linux was installed on my machine?

hi all,

I want to know if there is any command or how to find the time and date when linux was installed on my machine?

Thanx in advance
Old 07-02-2008, 04:36 AM   #2
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You can look at various time stamps of certain files, like the file /etc/passwd. Each distribution will have various files that are uniquely created or modified at install time.
Old 07-02-2008, 10:07 AM   #3
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what linux is installed?

If it's Red Hat related(Fedora,RHEL,CentOS)

You can look in /root and look at the time stamp on anaconda-ks.cfg


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