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How can I determine the distro of Linux that is running on a remote server? [migrated]

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http://stackoverflow.com – I am trying to know which version of Linux a remote server is running. I connected to my account there with SSH and used the following command: uname -a And I got: Linux just103.justhost.com 2.6.32-20130307.60.9.bh6.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Mar 7 15:58:33 EST 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux But that doesn't tell me which version of Linux it is. Any advice? Thanks, Saul There is a file lynx.cfg, so I did head lynx.cfg and it has: The default placement for this file is /etc/lynx.cfg (Red Hat Linux, Fedora) So, does it meas that the system is Red Hat linux or Fedora? (HowTos)