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SDB:Find openSUSE version

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Icon-checked.png This procedure was tested on openSUSE 13.2
This article describes steps to find which version of openSUSE are you running

The GUI way

Open /etc/os-release in your favorite text editor.


The CLI way

Open a terminal, run

cat /etc/os-release

Both ways should show something similar to:

NAME=openSUSE
VERSION="13.2 Milestone 0 (Harlequin)"
VERSION_ID="13.2milestone0"
PRETTY_NAME="openSUSE 13.2 Milestone 0 (Harlequin) (x86_64)"
ID=opensuse
ANSI_COLOR="0;32"
CPE_NAME="cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2"
BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.opensuse.org"
HOME_URL="https://opensuse.org/"
ID_LIKE="suse"
  • i586 means 32-bit version
  • x86-64 means 64-bit version