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Linux – Find out OS release Version

April 14th, 2011

An alternative to “uname -a” is “lsb_release -a”

It will produce an output similar to :

LSB Version:   :core-4.0-amd64:core-4.0-noarch:graphics-4.0-amd64:graphics-4.0-noarch:
printing-4.0-amd64:printing-4.0-noarch
Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseServer
Description:   Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.0 (Santiago)
Release:       6.0
Codename:      Santiago
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