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Old 02-02-2011, 05:32 PM   #1
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Unhappy how to tell which linux I'm running on ausus e pc


how to tell which linux i'm running on my asus Eee pc series?
 
Old 02-02-2011, 05:38 PM   #2
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Code:
uname -a
ls /etc/*version* || ls /etc/*release*
 
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Old 02-02-2011, 05:41 PM   #3
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Actually, from what I've heard, it's a very old version of Linpus Lite, which is based (very loosely) on Fedora 8. It is *very* outdated; I would suggest installing a newer distro like I did on my Acer Aspire One AOA110-1545.
 
Old 02-03-2011, 02:49 AM   #4
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Hi,

Try
Code:
cat /proc/version
cat /etc/issue
 
Old 02-03-2011, 10:09 AM   #5
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AFAIK the Asus EEEpc came with Xandros linux. But when you open a terminal and type the commands given by goodhombre you will be sure.
 
Old 02-03-2011, 10:26 AM   #6
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You'll find a lot of helpful information here:

http://forum.eeeuser.com/viewforum.php?id=2
 
Old 02-11-2011, 07:41 AM   #7
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Code:
uname -a
ls /etc/*version* || ls /etc/*release*
I'm inexperienced and do not understand how to use this reply. How to use this "code"? thanks
 
Old 02-11-2011, 10:04 AM   #8
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I would guess this is linpus lite.

If so, to get to the terminal screen you need to open 'file manager' then select Open > Terminal

You should then be able to enter the code.
 
Old 02-11-2011, 10:29 AM   #9
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I'm inexperienced and do not understand how to use this reply. How to use this "code"? thanks
You can do

ctrl+alt+f1 to get to a non gui Command line interface and then login with your username and pass. Then just type it in.
 
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Old 02-12-2011, 07:47 AM   #10
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AFAIK the Asus EEEpc came with Xandros linux. But when you open a terminal and type the commands given by goodhombre you will be sure.
To open a terminal in Xandros you type CTRL +ALT +T
You will go to a black window with a blinking cursor. There you can type the suggested commands.

cat is a command that wil give you an onscreen listing, depending on what you have asked for. After the word "cat" comes a space and than your arguments.

so: cat /proc/version
will show you on screen the content of a file called "version" which is to be found in the folder "proc"

Hope this clarifies a little bit for you.
If the shortcut does not work you have to go through the applications menu and search for a "program" called "terminal" or "konsole". This will open the window you need. You can compare this window with the old DOS-window in Windows XP, if that's of any help.
 
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