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    how do i know which kernel i am using


    helo guys i am new to this linux .i want to know everythin regardin it.
    i know its a simple qn for most of u guys but plz help me out.
    and do let me know about upgradation of my kernel and things regarding kernel.
    thank u

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    Type uname in a console. It will give you lots of information about your system, including your kernel version.
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    Code:
    uname -a
    will give a lot more details.

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    Yes, that will give you more details, but if you want to specifically know what kernel you're running the command would be uname -r.
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    And if you want to know what all the different extensions will give you (-a, -r, etc), you can use man uname.
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    Quote Originally Posted by techieMoe
    And if you want to know what all the different extensions will give you (-a, -r, etc), you can use man uname.
    I can't believe you guys missed
    Code:
     info uname
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    Have you checked here first?

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    And how did you forget:
    Code:
    uname --help
    To get an easy intro with only the flags?

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    and how could you all forget
    Code:
    less /proc/version
    !!??
    pfft n00bs.

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    really cool
    so many ways of doing it
    Portability is for people who cannot programme

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    Quote Originally Posted by mohit dhawan
    really cool
    so many ways of doing it
    Yeah, in linux you have so many ways to get the same result
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