Find Linux distribution name/version

The lsb_release command displays certain LSB (Linux Standard Base) and distribution-specific information. Type the following command:

lsb_release -a

Sample outputs:

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	Debian
Description:	Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.2 (squeeze)
Release:	6.0.2
Codename:	squeeze

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