Interesting Unix reads – Apr 21st, 2009

Hi all! New posts are coming, but you'll have to wait a bit longer. Here's a few interesting reads you might explore in the meantime:

Unix news

Unix-related releases

Useful Unix tips

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Use /proc/version to identify your Linux release

Hi everyone, I'm finally back from my holidays, and simply cannot wait to share some more Unix tips with all of you!

Today I'll talk a bit more about yet another way of learning version information about your Linux OS: the /proc/version file. I mentioned it briefly in one of the previous posts, but would like to finish the explanations.

What you can learn from /proc/version

This file will not show you the name of the actual OS release, but will instead give you specifics about the version of Linux kernel used in your distribution, and confirm the version of a GCC compiler used to build it.

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