To find out Ubuntu version you are running, you can run a short command in the Terminal.

lsb_release -a
You will get detailed information about your Linux distribution here. There is a 'Release' field in the out, which have the version of Ubuntu, you are running.

'lsb_release' command prints distribution-specific information. Here are other option you can use with this command:

Usage: lsb_release [options]

  -h, --help                 show this help message and exit
  -v, --version            show LSB modules this system supports
  -i, --id                      show distributor ID
  -d, --description       show description of this distribution
  -r, --release              show release number of this distribution
  -c, --codename        show code name of this distribution
  -a, --all                     show all of the above information
  -s, --short                 show requested information in short format

Subscribe - To get an automatic feed of all future posts subscribe here, or to receive them via email go here and enter your email address in the box. You can also like us on facebook and follow me on Twitter @akashag1001.