Command to show information about my linux distribution

The quickest way to find out is to type: cat /etc/*-release in my case the result is: CentOS Linux release 8.3.2011 NAME=”CentOS Linux” VERSION=”8″ ID=”centos” ID_LIKE=”rhel fedora” VERSION_ID=”8″ PLATFORM_ID=”platform:el8″ PRETTY_NAME=”CentOS Linux 8″ ANSI_COLOR=”0;31″ CPE_NAME=”cpe:/o:centos:centos:8″ HOME_URL=”” BUG_REPORT_URL=”” CENTOS_MANTISBT_PROJECT=”CentOS-8″ CENTOS_MANTISBT_PROJECT_VERSION=”8″ CentOS Linux release 8.3.2011 CentOS Linux release 8.3.2011 If you are interested what command cat /etc/*-release means … Read more