Check Linux version

In this tutorial, How do I check Linux version for Linux distribution? Linux the essential for DevOps Roles.

Check RHEL / CentOS / Fedora distribution

Look at the content of “/etc/redhat-release”

[huupv@huupv devopsroles]$ cat /etc/redhat-release

The screen output terminal:

Check linux version

Check systemd-based distribution

This method will work on a modern version Linux distribution.

[huupv@huupv devopsroles]$ cat /etc/os-release

Check Debian-based distribution

Run command lsb_release -a

$ lsb_release -a

From the bash shell,

[huupv@huupv devopsroles]$ ( source /etc/os-release && echo "$PRETTY_NAME" )

The screen output terminal:
Check linux version bash shell

Using uname command print information the current system

[huupv@huupv devopsroles]$ uname -a

The screen output terminal:

Linux huupv 4.18.11-200.fc28.x86_64 #1 SMP Sun Sep 30 15:31:40 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Conclusion

Thought the article, you can use Check Linux version as above. I hope will this your helpful.

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