How to determine what version of Redhat you have installed?
Last Updated May 08, 2009
How do I determine what the Redhat Linux system I have is?
To determine the version and update, look at the version information as follows...
$ lsb_release -a LSB Version: :core-3.1-ia32:core-3.1-noarch:graphics-3.1-ia32:graphics-3.1-noarch Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseServer Description: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.2 (Tikanga) Release: 5.2 Codename: Tikanga
The "Release:" line shows this is a version 5, update 2 machine.
Imported Document ID: TECH218704
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