Posts Tagged ‘discover

29
Dec
10

How-to: Find out what is your Ubuntu Version!

Appendix II) Find out what is your Ubuntu Version

1) Choose one of the below methods

A) System > Administration > System Monitor

B) Open a terminal window > type  “more /etc/apt/sources.list | grep Ubuntu”

C) way cooler versions here.

2) Understanding the crazy names!

Sometimes people refer to Ubuntu (and other Linux distributions) by their number-code and other times by code-name, here’s a quick reference list:

 

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29
Dec
10

How-to: Find out Ubuntu/Linux architecture, 32 or 64 bits?

Appendix I) Find out what is your Ubuntu Architecture (32 or 64 bits)

Open a terminal window (Applications > Accessories > Terminal) and type  “uname -m”


This will give you a number, these codes are called CPU-architectures, and can be translated as follows:

i386 or i686 or X86 –  32 bit systems

x86_ 64 – 64 bit systems

(If you want to learn more, just google it)

 




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