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Find out my Linux distribution name and version

Terminal - Find out my Linux distribution name and version
cat /proc/version
2010-10-20 15:56:10
Functions: cat
Find out my Linux distribution name and version


There are 6 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
lsb_release -a
cat /etc/*-release

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What others think

No distro name on Red Hat Enterprise systems. Looks more like an enhansed output of uname -a (with data like kernel, builder, gcc used, build-date).

Example on Red Hat:

# cat /proc/version

Linux version 2.6.18-194.8.1.el5 ([email protected]) (gcc version 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-48)) #1 SMP Wed Jun 23 10:52:51 EDT 2010

Comment by d2 383 weeks and 1 day ago

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