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How can I determine what version of Linux I am using?

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Posted: 13 Jan 2005

Q:
How can I determine what version of Linux I am using?

A:
At a command prompt, use the 'cat' command:
cat /proc/version

Or, use the 'dmesg' and 'grep' commands:
dmesg | grep "Linux version"

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