Know your distro

lsb-release -a
To know the OS distro and version, release. Is same like /etc/redhat-release
Sample Output
lsb_release -a
Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
Description:	Ubuntu 8.10
Release:	8.10
Codename:	intrepid

By: rockon
2009-03-01 09:42:52

What Others Think

for my distro it's this way: lsb_release -a
sander85 · 633 weeks and 3 days ago
Should such programms realy threated as commandlinefu? They are even not installed on most systems.
TheBunman · 633 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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