The lsb_release command prints certain LSB (Linux Standard Base) and Distribution information.
If no options are given, the -v option is assumed.
displays version of LSB against which distribution is compliant. The version is expressed as a colon seperated list of LSB module descriptions. LSB module descriptions are dash seperated tuples containing the module name, version, and architecture name. The output is a single line of text of the following format:
displays string id of distributor. The output is a single line of text of the following format:
displays single line text description of distribution. The output is of the following format:
displays release number of distribution. The output is a single line of text of the following format:
displays codename according to distribution release. The output is a single line of text of the following format.
displays all of the above information.
displays all of the above information in short output format.
displays a human-readable help message.
The following command will list the LSB Profiles which are currently supported on this platform.
example% lsb_release -v LSB Version: core-2.0-ia32:core-2.0-noarch:graphics-2.0-ia32:graphics-2.0-noarch