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check version

how can I check the Linux version?

Last edited by zp523444; 10-20-2006 at 07:53 AM..
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$ cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.4.21-0.13mdksecure ( (gcc version 3.2.2 (Mandrake Linux 9.1 3.2.2-3mdk)) #1 SMP Fri Mar 14 14:10:36 EST 2003

This provides kernel info, build dates, and possibly even the distribution and version.

There might also be a /etc/*-release file where the * corresponds to the linux distribution (/etc/SuSE-release, /etc/redhat-release, or /etc/mandrake-release).

$ cat /etc/mandrake-release
Mandrake Linux release 9.1 (Bamboo) for i586

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there is no such file or dir when cat /proc/version
if I chg to /proc and ls

xxxx# ls
0 138 148 1537 175 180 192 5 78 9662
1 139 149 161 176 181 2 6 80 9668
122 140 1534 164 177 183 3 67 82 9672
130 141 1535 171 178 189 4 74 9660 curproc
137 143 1536 174 179 190 4452 76 9661
xxxx# ls -l

There is the message when I login:

FreeBSD/i386 ( (ttyp0)

login: err
Last login: Fri Oct 20 18:42:59 from invalid hostname
Copyright (c) 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

FreeBSD 4.5-RELEASE (GENERIC) #0: Mon Jan 28 14:31:56 GMT 2002
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Well you did ask:

how can I check the Linux version?
So that's how you get your version in Linux. However in FreeBSD as your login screen identifies your system that doesn't seem to exist. On my Mac, I can get a version when I type:

$ uname -a
Darwin Carls-Computer.local 7.9.0 Darwin Kernel Version 7.9.0: Wed Mar 30 20:11:17 PST 2005; root:xnu/xnu-517.12.7.obj~/RELEASE_PPC  Power Macintosh powerpc

On my OpenBSD system I get:

$ uname -a
OpenBSD 3.8 GENERIC#138 i386

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Hammer & Screwdriver

You are using the FreeBSD. also you can check the machine arch through the following command.

$ uname -m


Last edited by prashant_ohol; 10-20-2006 at 09:02 PM..
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If you want check in your redhat, CentOs, Fedora machine. use the following command.

root@prashant [~]# cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant Update 4)
root@prashant [~]#
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If type uname -a, the o/p is:

FreeBSD 4.5-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.5-RELEASE #0: Mon Jan 28 14:31
:56 GMT 2002 i3

is there any different with Linux Redhat? or Where can I get more information on this OS?

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