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We used the http://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/ to create a EC2 instance with the following info

Linux ip-10-322-36-29 #1 SMP Sat Feb 19 3:11:26 UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

What variant of Linux, am I using?

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The Amazon Linux AMI distribution is homebrew by Amazon and is based on RHEL 5.x and parts of RHEL6.

source: https://forums.aws.amazon.com/message.jspa?messageID=194752

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