How to Check Ubuntu Kernel Version with uname

The uname shell command will print out in any Debian or RedHat variant like Ubuntu and Centos Linux much of the main system information, here are a few examples below.

Print all system info

Linux bitbook-dev 3.13.0-105-generic #152-Ubuntu SMP Fri Dec 2 15:37:11 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

 

Print Kernel Version

#152-Ubuntu SMP Fri Dec 2 15:37:11 UTC 2016

 

Print OS Version

GNU/Linux

 

Print Release Info

3.13.0-105-generic