Determine which Mint release is installed

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Determine which Mint release is installed

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

As a Germans user my first hit for fetching a mint installation iso was from this site: (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 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 » 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 » Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:05 am 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
Don't fix it if it ain't broken, don't break it if you can't fix it

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