Determine Current Running Linux Kernel


Print kernel release

sudo uname -r

Print kernel version

sudo uname -v


Usage: uname [OPTION]...
Print certain system information.  With no OPTION, same as -s.

-a, --all                print all information, in the following order,
                           except omit -p and -i if unknown:
-s, --kernel-name        print the kernel name
-n, --nodename           print the network node hostname
-r, --kernel-release     print the kernel release
-v, --kernel-version     print the kernel version
-m, --machine            print the machine hardware name
-p, --processor          print the processor type or "unknown"
-i, --hardware-platform  print the hardware platform or "unknown"
-o, --operating-system   print the operating system
    --help     display this help and exit
    --version  output version information and exit