When you install a new software to your computer, the first all of you need to know the version of it to download a right version to avoid errors and help the software works correctly.
In this post, I give simple ways to do that.
Check Ubuntu Version via Graphical User Interface
Go to the upper-right conner, click to Setting as below:
Settings utilities, scroll down and click to
You can see the version information in
OS name and other information, such as memory, processor, disk capacity…
Check Ubuntu Version via Command Line
Open your terminal by press Ctrl+Alt+T, then type
$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal
If you want to so only the version information, you can use
$ lsb_release -d Description: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS
You can use the
$ cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS \n \l
In this post, I have shown you how to find the version of Ubuntu installed on your computer. For more information on Ubuntu releases visit the Ubuntu Releases page.