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Date: 2008jun19
OS: Linux

Q.  How do I find out which version of the Linux kernel I am running?

A.  Do this:

uname -a
If your system isn't up (you booted from a rescue disk, for example) you can look at /etc/grub.conf. Look for default=<number> and the <number>th entry is the kernel that will boot by default.

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