Remind me (pls)... Distro Version Discovery

Miano, Steven M. Steven.Miano at
Fri Nov 30 19:31:14 UTC 2007

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> From: ubuntu-users-bounces at [mailto:ubuntu-users-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Adam McGreggor
> Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 2:05 PM
> To: ubuntu-users at
> Subject: Remind me (pls)... Distro Version Discovery
> Heya,
> Stupid dumbass question here, which is bugging me, as it's really
> slipped my mind...
> I'm after the app which tells me which *distro* I'm using, and the
> version; it's not uname(1), and I've seen it posted before, here
> (greping 450MB of list-archive just ain't gonna happen).
> Anyone know what I'm thinking of? (And I don't want to switch to
> TTY[0-6]...
> TIA,
> A
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Cat /etc/issue

Worked for me came back with:

Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS \n \1


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