Re: Find Linux OS Brand and Version
From: Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez (jkerouac_at_bgsec.com)
Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2005 14:30:27 +0100
Klist Smith wrote:
> Given a Linux harddisk, how can I find out the brand and version of the
> Linux OS installed?
> Any readme or text file or any command I can use pls?
Try /etc/issue and /etc/isssue.net. That's how the system
defines itself. But have in mind that it can be forged.
-- Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez Director Tecnico de bgSEC firstname.lastname@example.org bgSEC Seguridad y Consultoria de Sistemas Informaticos http://www.bgsec.com ESPAŅA The only people for me are the mad ones -- the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles. -- Jack Kerouac, "On the Road"