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 ...
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 ...
without doing a yum update. We would like to know if we are running the latest version of MySQL.
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 ...
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?
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?
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 ...