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eemaestro
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my codename

#1 Post by eemaestro » Mon Jun 01, 2015 4:13 pm

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$ uname -a
Linux mepis1 3.9-1-mepis64 #1 SMP MEPIS 3.9.8-1 x86_64 GNU/Linux
What is the command to get the codename for my linux OS (e.g. lenny)? Or do I have to use the www to get it?

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Re: my codename

#2 Post by anticapitalista » Mon Jun 01, 2015 4:16 pm

Try cat /etc/issue or cat /etc/debian_version
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Re: my codename

#3 Post by Stevo » Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:45 pm

Try

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lsb_release -c


for just the codename. More options are available, such as

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$ lsb_release -d -i -c

Distributor ID: MEPIS
Description:    MEPIS 12.0 (upgradable from Debian Wheezy)
Codename:       wheezy

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Re: my codename

#4 Post by eemaestro » Tue Jun 02, 2015 2:17 am

Thank you, Stevo.

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