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A little trick to find out exactly when you installed a Linux OS

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Stevo
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A little trick to find out exactly when you installed a Linux OS

#1 Post by Stevo » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:32 am

Assume that /dev/sda1 is your root partition, change it in the command if necessary:

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sudo dumpe2fs /dev/sda1 | grep 'Filesystem created:'
Voila! Also works on separate home partitions--mine dates back to 2012.

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Re: A little trick to find out exactly when you installed a Linux OS

#2 Post by dyfi » Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:18 am

Code:- tune2fs -l /dev/sda1

Is also very informative.

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