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Figure out your Linux version

cat /etc/issue

Sample output:

Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS \n \l

Update (20110225):

cat /etc/lsb-release

Sample output:

DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=10.10
DISTRIB_CODENAME=maverick
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 10.10"
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