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How to find out release version of an Linux OS? [duplicate]

How to find out release version of an Linux OS? [duplicate]

I need to find out some information about the server os I'm working on.

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Guest [Entry]

"Most (if not all) modern distributions will include the lsb_release command.

heillinr@mojojojo:~$ lsb_release -r
Release: 9.04
heillinr@mojojojo:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 9.04
Release: 9.04
Codename: jaunty

Should give you what you are after :)"
Guest [Entry]

"Try

cat /etc/lsb-release"