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 ...