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3answers
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Determine the OS version of an OEL linux box?

The usual methods to determine the OS versions seem to be viewing /etc/*-release file *here would be the family to which the particular version of the OS belongs to. But on the OEL system, the ...
1
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3answers
447 views

RHEL/CentOS version numbering (before and after the dot)

How does the CentOS numbering work? Major releases are 'before the dot', eg 5.x and 6.x as far as I see, and minor changes after that. Questions: If I do a yum update on a 6.1 system, will it ...
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3answers
729 views

How do I confirm (online) what the current supported version of MySQL for RHEL 5.6?

without doing a yum update. We would like to know if we are running the latest version of MySQL.
0
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2answers
304 views

Want to upgrade python for django

I would like to upgrade python for django. Currently I have python 2.4.3 on my Red Hat server. I have installed python 2.7.1, but the default python is still 2.4.3 (It didn't upgrade python, but ...
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5answers
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How do I determine what version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux my server is running?

I can use uname and cat /proc/version but all I get is the kernel version. How do I know whether I'm running RHEL4 or 5.5 or such?
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9answers
96k views

What version of RHEL am I using?

How can I determine from the shell with no privileges what the Red Hat Enterprise Linux version is, for example is it RHEL 4 or RHEL 5.1?
2
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4answers
6k views

How can I keep the RHEL version static (e.g. RHEL 5.1)?

For compatibility with a program : I need to keep one of our servers in a specific version, for example rhel 5.1 I would like to keep it as updated as possible, but not to change versions. What ...