How to Check Ubuntu Version

Question :
How to check Ubuntu Version that you are running?

Answer :
To print out the Ubuntu version you are running, you can run either one of the following commands :

1. Run “/etc/issue” :

root@ehowstuff:~# more /etc/issue
Ubuntu 11.10 \n \l

2. Run “lsb_release -a” :

root@ehowstuff:~# lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu 11.10
Release:        11.10
Codename:       oneiric
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