Summary of Steps
Open a terminal window. Keyboard shortcut:
Type the following on the command line then hit
The text in the terminal window should look similar to this now:
The Ubuntu version number is displayed on the Description line.
lsb_release Options from Man Page
From the Ubuntu man page for
-a for Display all of the above:
OPTIONS The program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`--'). A summary of options are included below. -v, --version Show the version of the LSB against which your current installation is compliant. The version is expressed as a colon separated list of LSB module descriptions. -i, --id Display the distributor's ID. -d, --description Display a description of the currently installed distribution. -r, --release Display the release number of the currently installed distribution. -c, --codename Display the code name of the currently installed distribution. -a, --all Display all of the above information. -s, --short Use the short output format for any information displayed. This format omits the leading header(s). -h, --help Show summary of options.
To display the man page from the command line, type the following:
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