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Re: Lenny version info

Thanks Chris. Now that I know about debian-users, I'll be using that for
generic questions such as this.

Thanks Jim/Michael for taking time to show me how to use Google instead of
simply pointing me to debian-users.


On Mon, December 13, 2010 2:08 pm, Chris Bannister wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 10:59:23AM +1030, Ashvin Narayanan wrote:
>> This probably isn't the best place to ask but I couldn't find a better
>> one.
> What about debian-user?
> debian-security is for the discussion/announcement of securiy issues
> affecting Debian.
>> How do I obtain information about my Lenny installation? Is there a
>> command that tells me the version number?
> less /etc/debian_version is one way, I think the lsb-release package(s)
> also can help.
> Obviously, your machine would have had to have been fully up to date for
> the information to have any meaning.
> --
> "Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet."
>    -- Napoleon Bonaparte

On Mon, December 13, 2010 1:14 pm, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 21:38, Michael Cassano <mcassano@gmail.com> wrote:
>> No, this is not the right place to ask.  A better place is Google, for
>> instance.
>> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=how%20do%20I%20tell%20what%20version%20of%20debian%20I%20am%20running&btnG=Search
> Oh, come on.  We can do better than that.
> http://tinyurl.com/2vbtw7b
> :-)
> -Jim P.

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