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  • more /etc/*-release
    To know kernel version: uname -r

    Answered by rechil_colin
    One year ago
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  • If you mean the version of the linux kernel the command to type in to the terminal is

    uname -r

    Answered by ax2ax2
    One year ago
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  • uname -r

    Answered by js0885
    One year ago
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  • To determine the version of the Linux kernel, use `uname -a`. Determining your distribution is a bit trickier, but here are some commands you can try:

    • cat /etc/os-release
    • lsb_release -a
    • cat /etc/issue

    Once you've figure out your distribution, you might want to check for skype in the distribution's repositories. It might be easier to install it from the repo using your package manager.

    Answered by hashstat
    One year ago
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  • Hi,

    Type the following command and press enter, it will show you the version of linux which you are using:

    cat /etc/lsb-release


    Answered by pratikjajal
    One year ago
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