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Re: How do I know whether I've got the "potato" or "woody" versions of debian?


On 29 Oct 2001, Rupert Heesom wrote:

> On Fri, 2001-10-26 at 06:42, D. wrote:
> > If when you log into Debian you go to eeh console mode
> > instead of xdm, the last line that you see before the
> > prompt is which version of Debian your running.
> Well, I don't get anything telling me it's potato or woody...
> Just before the login prompt, I get -
> "Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 debian tty1"
> Post login lines don't offer any more information.
Then it is potato (stable). Woody says:
Debian GNU/Linux testing/unstable

You can also do 'cat /etc/debian_version'. That will give you more


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