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Old 12th June 2009, 18:00
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Default How to find which distro of unix you are using?

I have a VPS server. How do I know which distro of unix I'm running on it?
When I do a 'uname -a' I get - Linux abc.abc.com 2.6.9-023stab046.2enterprise #1 SMP i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

How do I know what distro I'm using?
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Old 12th June 2009, 19:12
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I tried : cat /proc/version and
cat /etc/redhat-release and found my answer.
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/etc/issue, /etc/release, and /etc/version may exist and give info as well - I don't think there is a standard file across all distros that has the information.
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