Check Kernel Version

 

Check Kernel Version using Linux uname Command.

 

   The Linux command example below show how to check kernel version on your Linux machine.  The uname command is use to print out system information on Linux machine and on the example below we use the uname command with -r option (print kernel release) to check kernel version that is currently use by the Linux machine.

 

Linux check kernel version example:

 

Open the shell terminal, type in uname -r command then hit 'Enter' key to see the output as show on the example below... please note that the output may vary base on the machine and kernel version use.

check kernel version

[linux@fedora11 ~]$ uname -r