How to Find Ubuntu Version

There are times ubuntu users and admins want to find which version of ubuntu linux version is running on their machines.This is very useful for those who is helping their customers and they want to know which version they are running and if you took over new system admin job you want to know which version is running on your servers or desktops.

Find or identify which version of ubuntu Linux you are running

You can find in different ways in ubuntu

Solution 1

cat /etc/issue

The file /etc/issue holds the version of Ubuntu installed on your system

Solution 2

lsb_release -a

or

cat /etc/lsb-release