Manjaro uses a Rolling Release Development Model, which means that instead of the system being replaced it will be rather continuously updated and upgraded.
This article provides readers with information on how to check Manjaro Linux system version by reading the content of the
/etc/lsb-release file. Furthermore, this guide will also explain how to obtain Manjaro’s kernel version using the
In this Check Manjaro Version tutorial you will learn:
- How to check Manjaro system version
- How to check what Manjaro version your are running from a graphical environment
- How to check Manjaro kernel version
Software Requirements and Conventions Used
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$ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
How to Check Manjaro Version step by step instructions
- Open up the terminal. How to open terminal depends on your installed desktop environment. On default
- Retrieve the content of the
/etc/lsb-releasefile by using the
catcommand. For example:
$ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=ManjaroLinux DISTRIB_RELEASE=18.0 DISTRIB_CODENAME=Illyria DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Manjaro Linux"
The above command will reveal the Manjaro system release version and well as the Manjaro code name.
How to check what Manjaro version your are running from graphical environment step by step instructions
- Open Start Menu and type the
hellokeyword into the search box. Click on
Manjaro Helloto open Manjaro’s information window:
- Check the window title bar to obtain Manjaro’s version and code name.
- Open up the terminal.
hostnamectlcommand to check for the Manjaro Linux kernel version. Example:
$ hostnamectl Static hostname: linuxconfig Icon name: computer-vm Chassis: vm Machine ID: 84e496fec3fc45d2a630de1876c9c7ab Boot ID: b5e1674cbc1144e29ce52bb806acd478 Virtualization: oracle Operating System: Manjaro Linux Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-3-MANJARO Architecture: x86-64
Alternatively use the
unamecommand to check for the kernel version:
$ uname -a Linux linuxconfig 4.19.0-3-MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Oct 27 22:40:22 UTC 2018 x86_64 GNU/Linux