Tag Archives: gnu/linux

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distrowatch relative popularity

i like this quote from voidlinux

Void Linux is an independent distribution, developed entirely by volunteers. Unlike trillions of other existing distros, Void is not a modification of an existing distribution. Void’s package manager and build system have been written from scratch.


gnu/linux 64 bit with #mysql x86_64 will still break in #2038

gnu/linux 64 bit with mysql x86_64 will still break in 2038

SELECT UNIX_TIMESTAMP('2038-01-01'),UNIX_TIMESTAMP('2039-01-01'),UNIX_TIMESTAMP('2040-01-01');
| UNIX_TIMESTAMP('2038-01-01') | UNIX_TIMESTAMP('2039-01-01') | UNIX_TIMESTAMP('2040-01-01') |
|                   2145916800 |                            0 |                            0 |
1 row in set (0.01 sec)

gnu/linux uname and lsb_release

uname -a tells you which linux kernel you are using

$ uname -a

Linux myserver #1 SMP Thu Feb 11 07:05:37 UTC 2010 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Linux myserver 3.8.0-22-generic #33~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 17 01:00:37 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

lsb_release tells you which gnu/linux distro you are using

$ lsb_release -a

LSB Version:    :core-4.0-ia32:core-4.0-noarch:graphics-4.0-ia32:graphics-4.0-noarch:printing-4.0-ia32:printing-4.0-noarch
Distributor ID:    Fedora
Description:    Fedora release 11 (Leonidas)
Release:    11
Codename:    Leonidas

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:    Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS
Release:    12.04
Codename:    precise