[Bug 1472288] [NEW] missing attributes in /etc/os-release

Launchpad Bug Tracker 1472288 at bugs.launchpad.net
Wed Apr 7 00:28:07 UTC 2021

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Please add 'CPE_NAME' and 'BUILD_ID' to /etc/os-release.

More at http://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/os-release.html.

I'm not sure BUILD_ID should be something like 'vivid' etc, but it would
be a nice use. Or introduce a new attribute/value pair like


No rush. Thanks for adopting this convention so quickly.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: base-files 7.2ubuntu9
Uname: Linux 4.1.0-rc5carif-00007-ga8b253b x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Tue Jul  7 10:26:02 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-11-04 (245 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Release amd64 (20141022.1)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: base-files
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to vivid on 2015-04-25 (73 days ago)

** Affects: base-files (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Low
         Status: Confirmed

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug patch vivid
missing attributes in /etc/os-release
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