How to find version of reallu old Debian machine?
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 18:35:54 UTC 2009
> On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 08:00:41PM +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> 2009/3/21 stan <stanb at panix.com>:
>>> I've got a really old version of Debian running on an internal amchine. As
>>> a matter offact the kerrnel was last compiled in 2003!
>>> I want to try to find a pacjage (.deb) to install on this machine, and I
>>> need to know the version of Debian on this machine to start googling.
>>> How do I determine this?
>> $ cat /etc/issue
> Tried that
> Debian GNU/\s testing/unstable \n \l
> This system is too old for that :-(
Works fine on my Ubuntu.
karl at karl-hardy:~$ cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 8.04.2 \n \l
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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