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  • hi bruce2009
    try this to get os specific information
    ls /etc/*-release #if succesful then
    cat /etc/-release
    or
    lsb_release -a
    --------------------------------------
    to get information about the kernel
    uname -a
    or
    cat /proc/version
    latter command also prints the version of the compiler used to compile the kernel

    Answered by innation
    4 months ago
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