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How to know which Linux Distribution i am using

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I m working on many Linux servers in my project. But i am unable to know which Linux Distribution i am using Like whether i am using SUSE or REDHAT or MONDRAKE. I tried with "uname" command. But it does not help me. Please provide me the command if u know.

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Helo !
Normaly, the "uname -rs" should tell you what OS you are running.
Another easy way will be "dmesg | head -10". Usualy it tells you enough informations about what OS and machine you are using.
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No useful,

I already tried with uname -a

But its giving only "Linux", not which distribution of Linux.

Please any body help on this.
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You are breaking the rules by duplicating your posts. Your other thread

For linux distro's see this thread - which machine
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