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    Administrator Fli's Avatar
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    Linux OS version check

    Is there any universal command to check Linux OS distribution name and if its 64bit?

    So far i used:

    uname -a

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    (Redhat Enterprise linux (EL) version 5.x and 64 bit)

    and harder to remember linux command:

    cat /etc/*release

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    there is also "lsb_release -a" command, but it dont works everywhere

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    I use cat /etc/*release and usually the results are correct

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