How To Find OpenSuse / SUSE Linux Version

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How do I find out Suse Linux / OpenSuse Linux / Suse Enterprise Linux server / desktop version using command line options?

You need to use the following commands to find out Suse / Open Suse Linux version. Open a terminal and type in:
$ cat /etc/SuSE-release
Sample Outputs:

VERSION = 10.0

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3 comment

  1. Hello,
    I installed open suse 12.2 and got problems to get to internet. I can see that I am connected to my local WiFi, and the wired one. when I ping, it works but the ping to DNS not working exemple please feed me if any help can be found

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