Mr Shakthi (ILUGC-Member) rewritten the Linux Device Driver example
programs, from Rubini’s Book, in a very simple manner. So that a
beginner can understand the code very easily.
URL: http://www.shakthimaan.com -> Downloads
One Day One Command
lsb_release — Show Linux Standard Base and Distribution info.
If the installation is LSB compliant, the “/etc/lsb-release” file
should contain the LSB_VERSION field and other optional fields like
DISTRIB_ID, DISTRIB_RELEASE, DISTRIB_CODENAME, DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION.
lsb_release will read the above config file and show the details in
different format. It is useful command to find your distribution
$ lsb_release — Show the LSB version number.
$ lsb_release -i — Display the distributor ID or Name.
$ lsb_release -d — Display the single line text description of the
$ lsb_release -r — Display the release number of the distribution.
$ lsb_release -c — Display the distribution code-name.
$ lsb_release -a — Display all of the above information.
$ lsb_release -s — Show only field values, not the filed name.
$ lsb_release -ds — Show only field values, not the filed name.
$ lsb_release -as — Show in short format.
Read: man lsb_release