Determine which Mint release is installed

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Determine which Mint release is installed

Postby serethos on Tue Jul 14, 2009 4:26 am

As a Germans user my first hit for fetching a mint installation iso was from this site: http://www.linuxmint.de/ (btw: is that
an official site for mint?). What I did not regognize was, the site only offers Mint6 and not the newest release Mint7 as the official
site linuxmint.com does.
After the installation was done I updated the system using the mintUpdater. But one thing is not clear to me. Do I have now an up-to-date Version6 or did the update process migrate my Mint to version 7? How can I check which version I have?
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Re: Determine which Mint release is installed

Postby proxima_centauri on Tue Jul 14, 2009 5:37 am

In terminal,
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cat /etc/issue
should tell you.
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Re: Determine which Mint release is installed

Postby Husse on Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:05 am

http://www.linuxmint.de/ is an official Mint site, but honestly I thought we had closed it :)
It was used when we experimented with podcasts and other things
mintUpdate does not upgrade your system, it updates it
We will soon have an automatic upgrade built into mintUpdate
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