Which Linux or Unix Distribution am I Running?

Try these commands to find out what kind of system you’re logged into. The example output comes from an Ubuntu 7.10 desktop. From boot-time messages $ dmesg|head -1 [ 0.000000] Linux version 2.6.22-14-generic (buildd@terranova) (gcc version 4.1.3 20070929 (prerelease) (Ubuntu 4.1.2-16ubuntu2)) #1 SMP Tue Dec 18 08:02:57 UTC 2007 (Ubuntu 2.6.22-14.47-generic) From /proc/version $ cat […]