basic ubuntu question

Rajeev Prasad rp.neuli at
Sun Jan 1 21:12:32 UTC 2012

thank you.

is it that, only difference between a server and client is that, server has no GUI ???
i also found on web:

$ lsb_release -d -s -c
Ubuntu 10.10

----- Original Message -----
From: Samsul Ma'arif <mail at>
To: Rajeev Prasad <rp.neuli at>; "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at>
Sent: Sunday, January 1, 2012 11:30 AM
Subject: Re: basic ubuntu question

Pada Mon, 02 Jan 2012 00:25:00 +0700, Rajeev Prasad <rp.neuli at> menulis:

> hello,
> just by looking at this how would you know whether it is a server or client version?? also how would you know which version of server is installed and running?
> $ uname -a
> Linux ubuntu 2.6.35-31-generic #63-Ubuntu SMP Mon Nov 28 19:29:10 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> thank you.
> Rajeev


Propably you can try

$ uname -a && cat /etc/lsb-release

in your terminal.


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