How to determine version of Ubuntu

cj debiani386 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 4 22:08:07 BST 2007


Yanni Enya wrote:
> Joel,
>
> I ran that command and got
>
> lsb_release -r
> Release:        6.06
>
> I installed all the updates and I still get 6.06.  Any ideas?
>
> I even downloaded the image file and burned it to a CD and was unable 
> to boot the system from the CD in order to install the 7.04 version.  
> How shall I try?
>
> Michael
>
If you still have the CD image, you could try mounting it as a loop and 
ubuntu should detect that theres a new version of ubuntu available and 
upgrade

thats worked with me ever since ive started using ubuntu
--cj

>
> On 8/4/07, *Joel Goguen* <jtgoguen at gmail.com 
> <mailto:jtgoguen at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
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>     Yanni Enya wrote:
>     > How to determine version of Ubuntu I am running?  I just updated 46
>     > pacakages and I still see Ubuntu 6.06 and not 7.01
>     >
>     >
>     - From a terminal:
>
>     $ lsb_release -r
>     Release:        7.04
>
>     - --
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