How to Check Ubuntu Kernel Version with uname

The uname shell command will print out in any Debian or RedHat variant like Ubuntu and Centos Linux much of the main system information, here are a few examples below.

Print all system info

uname -a

Linux bitbook-dev 3.13.0-105-generic #152-Ubuntu SMP Fri Dec 2 15:37:11 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


Print Kernel Version

uname -v

#152-Ubuntu SMP Fri Dec 2 15:37:11 UTC 2016


Print OS Version

uname -o



Print Release Info

uname -r