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HowTo: Find Linux Version

Kernel Version

$ uname -a
Linux localhost 3.11.0-3-generic #8-Ubuntu SMP Fri Aug 23 16:49:15 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Release Version

$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu Saucy Salamander (development branch)
Release:    13.10
Codename:   saucy

$ cat /etc/lsb-release 
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=13.10
DISTRIB_CODENAME=saucy
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu Saucy Salamander (development branch)"

$ cat /etc/issue.net
Ubuntu Saucy Salamander (development branch)

$ cat /etc/debian_version 
wheezy/sid



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