Find Debian Linux 8 Version Command

Fig.01: Finding Linux distro version and name command

Fig.01: Finding Linux distro version and name command

The syntax is as follows to find out Debian Linux 8.x server version and name:

lsb_release -a

Outputs:

Distributor ID:	Debian
Description:	Debian GNU/Linux 8.1 (jessie)
Release:	8.1
Codename:	jessie

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