How to find which Linux distro you are using

If you are running Linux on you computer then you must be aware of which Linux distro you are using but what if you are managing someone else’s computer and you need to know which Linux distro he is using the this article is for you.In this article we will tell you how to find which Linux distro and kernel version.

Open terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T and type the following command.This code works in almost every Linux distribution.

cat /etc/issue

It will display the name of Linux distro you are using.

IF you want to know more about the Linux distro use the command mention below.This works in many popular Linux distro.

cat /etc/*release

How to find kernel version

If you want to check which kernel you are using you can easily find that with simple command.Open terminal and type the following command.

uname -r

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