screenFetch in RHEL 8

Look what I have finally installed in one of my VirtualBox 6.0 virtual machines yesterday:

screenfetch in RHEL8 screenfetch in RHEL8

Yes, you guessed it right – the installation steps for screenFetch CentOS work in Red Hat just fine!

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 beta

I’m surprised the screenFetch isn’t reporting release version. Had to use the hostnamectl command to do this:

[greys@rhel8 ~]$ hostnamectl
Static hostname: rhel8
Icon name: computer-vm
Chassis: vm
Machine ID: 02b5e17ce41846fbaa965ee1c3678162
Boot ID: b36e64b343934359843d2e76db34e8af
Virtualization: oracle
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Beta (Ootpa)
CPE OS Name: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8.0:beta
Kernel: Linux 4.18.0-32.el8.x86_64
Architecture: x86-64

See Also

  • How To: Find RedHat version
  • VMware Tools or Open VM tools
  • /proc/version



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