Linux/Unix – Obtain the OS release or version
If you want to know which OS version or release have any machines, follow this procedure.
ls /etc/*version* cat /path/file_that_ls_found
This will give you a file that contains the version. penelope> ls /etc/*release* /etc/SuSE-release penelope> cat /etc/SuSE-release SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 (i586) VERSION = 9 PATCHLEVEL = 3