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Linux version

Page last updated: July 16, 2017

The following commands can be used to determine differebt information about the version of Linux you are running.

Linux distribution and version

You can use the following commands froma commands prompt to decide which Linux distribution and kernal you are using.


cat /etc/os-release

Linux architecture

You can use the following commands froma commands prompt to decide which architecture your system is running, e.g. 32 or 64.


uname -m