CentOS show version number 2017-06-30 05:13

In CentOS, run the following command will get the version number.

cat /etc/centos-release

In my environment the output is like following.

CentOS release 6.8 (Final)

To show the detail info of system use uname -a.

[root@virtual ~]# uname -a
Linux virtual 2.6.32-042stab123.3 #1 SMP Fri May 5 12:29:05 MSK 2017 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux