How to check Linux version


There are several methods that can be used to verify you Linux version. I’ll write the ones that I know but feel free to post a comment if there are other commands that can be used to achieve similar results:
cat /etc/issue
cat /proc/version
uname -a
cat /etc/redhat-release

How to check Linux server version

I know that there is another method that can be used in other distributions, but it’s not available in CentOS:
lsb_release –a

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