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Re: Standard way to detect the Linux distro installed



Previously Ivan Passos wrote:
> I almost got into a situation where I needed to know what Linux distro 
> I was trying to install my software in order to continue the 
> installation. Regardless of this not being really necessary in this 
> case (I found a way to get around the problem), I think it would be 
> nice to have a _standard_ way of knowing which Linux distro is 
> installed in the system.

This was already discussed and consensus was reached on introducint a
uname-like tool iirc.

Wichert.

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