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Old 02-28-2005, 01:03 AM   #1
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how 2 check RH version?


hi every1

how do i check which version of RH is running ona machine? I only have console access?
I think its version 7.x but i need the exact version and even the revision if possible.

thanks a lot ppl.
 
Old 02-28-2005, 02:08 AM   #2
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mingdao@james:~$ cat /etc/slackware-version
Slackware 10.0.0

I think if you substitute redhat for slackware this works.
 
Old 02-28-2005, 02:17 AM   #3
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a couple of ways to be exact:

- cat /etc/issue
- cat /etc/redhat-release
- rpm -q redhat-release

That should do it.
 
  


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