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lsb_release - print distribution-specific information
command provides certain LSB (Linux Standard Base) and
If no options are given, the -v option is assumed.
The program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (`--').
A summary of options are included below.
- -v, --version
Show the version of the LSB against which your current installation is
compliant. The version is expressed as a colon separated list of LSB
- -i, --id
Display the distributor's ID.
- -d, --description
Display a description of the currently installed distribution.
- -r, --release
Display the release number of the currently installed distribution.
- -c, --codename
Display the code name of the currently installed distribution.
- -a, --all
Display all of the above information.
- -s, --short
Use the short output format for any information displayed. This
format omits the leading header(s).
- -h, --help
Show summary of options.
This is a reimplementation of the
command provided by the Free Standards Group. Any bugs are solely the
responsibility of the author below.
Detection of systems using a mix of packages from various distributions
or releases is something of a black art; the current heuristic tends
to assume that the installation is of the earliest distribution which
is still being used by .B apt but that heuristic is subject to error.
Chris Lawrence <[email protected]>.
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