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lsb_release -d

By: tebeka
2009-05-07 16:19:04

What Others Think

Doesn't seem to be working on my Debian based system. Running Sidux.
rattis · 692 weeks and 3 days ago
Does not work on Fedora 8, nor RHEL 4.2, nor Sarge, nor Fedora 10.
ozymandias · 692 weeks and 3 days ago
In Fedora 10 it's in the redhat-lsb rpm. It's not installed by default.
flatcap · 692 weeks and 3 days ago
Ubuntu systems can do: cat /etc/lsb-release CentOS have a /etc/lsb-release.d/ And Debian has /etc/lsb-base/ but it's empty on my Etch system.
DaveQB · 692 weeks and 2 days ago
Doesn't work on my arch box.
jan · 692 weeks and 2 days ago
Works just find in Fedora 10, quite handy too.
sirlewk · 692 weeks 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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