Linux Command Directory


Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.

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kernelversion

kernelversion

This command tells you what version of the Linux kernel you are using. It is also used by modutils and the /etc/modules.conf file to determine where to put kernel modules. It accepts no arguments or options.


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