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How to Find out Linux Version Information? (Doc ID 207296.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 26, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 to Oracle Linux 5.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL4U4 to OL5U9]
Linux Itanium
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Linux ItaniumLinux x86-64



Goal

As system administrator you may need to confirm the current release information.

This note guides you on how to find such information on your Linux server.

Solution

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Goal
Solution
 How to find out linux release information?
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