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    In general, how can you find what version of a distro you are using? Also which desktop?

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    To find out which distribution you are running use
    Code:
    cat /etc/*release*
    If you want the version of the kernel run
    Code:
    uname -r
    If you want details of the kernel run
    Code:
    uname -a
    To find out the desktop run
    Code:
    echo $DESKTOP_SESSION
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    Time machines!

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    Doesn't really matter does it!?


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    Quote Originally Posted by elija View Post
    To find out which distribution you are running use
    Code:
    cat /etc/*release*
    If you want the version of the kernel run
    Code:
    uname -r
    If you want details of the kernel run
    Code:
    uname -a
    To find out the desktop run
    Code:
    echo $DESKTOP_SESSION
    Thanks, enjoy that pint at the pub!

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