How to Determine the CENTOS RedHat version and Build Release you're using

How to Determine the CENTOS/RedHat version and Build/Release you're using

Product Line:  VERDE

A quick and easy way to determine what Version of Centos your using is...  Access the command line via the Terminal and type cat /etc/centos-release as follows:

[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/centos-release
CentOS release 6.9 (Final)

The same command works for RedHat:
cat /etc/redhat-release

To determine the Build/Release, simply type cat /proc/version as follows:

cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.6.32-642.el6.x86_64 ( (gcc version 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-17) (GCC) ) #1 SMP Tue May 10 17:27:01 UTC 2016

    • Related Articles

    • How to find which version of VERDE you have installed

      Product Line:  VERDE How to determine which build and version of VERDE you are running. Bare-Metal installation: There are two ways to verify the installed version and build number of a VERDE Server: The top of the VERDE Menu displays the version and ...
    • How To Partition and Format Storage Devices in Linux

      Product Line:  VERDE ​ Introduction Preparing a new disk for use on a Linux system can be quick and easy. There are many tools, filesystem formats, and partitioning schemes that may complicate the process if you have specialized needs, but if you ...
    • FAQ: VERDE 8.2 Frequently Asked Questions.

      VERDE 8.2 FAQs:   What’s new in VERDE 8.2? VERDE 8.2 is our latest VERDE-VDI offering and has been upgraded to use the latest Red Hat / CentOS QEMU-KVM modules for increased performance and hardware emulation capabilities.  This means that we are now ...
    • Linux Ubuntu: vSpace for Legacy Distro 10.04, 12.04

      Please know that this document is for reference only and the old builds of our vSpace Products for Linux are no longer supported.  The new and current build is also referenced below.    This guideline applies to our old version of vSpace for L Series ...
    • VERDEOS - Changing from OVS to Native Linux

      Product Line:  VERDE It may become necessary to disable OVS and run on Native Linux.  Here are instructions to do so: Standard Linux Network Configuration - VERDEOS From the Linux command line: - Login as admin - VERDE-Menu Welcome screen - Press "1" ...