Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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I just did a major update, and do not know if what I now have is Ghost 19 or 20. Neither the sysadmin nor the System Monitor applications will tell me. They only give me the version of FreeBSD underlying Ghost, which is 12.1-stable. The System/Help link only shows MATE information. The system is running fine, but inquiring minds would like to know! Searching the forum did not give me an answer. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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uname -U

you will get: 1201513 (It is the numeric OS version)

Look in the wiki: https://wiki.ghostbsd.org/index.php/Main_Page

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Re: Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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Thanks, but that command still only gives the FreeBSD version, not the GhostBSD version.
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Re: Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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There is no additional GhostBSD version information. If you made your update/upgrade than you are on the latest version of GhostBSD.

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Re: Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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That answers my question. Thanks!
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Re: Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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Hello All,
@Frogprince is being nice.

There has to be some commands that can be run to list certain files or whatever, that shows what version of "GhostBSD" is being run.

I tried "about" like Trident/TrueOS-DT had but that is not available here.

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user@ghostbsd-ws9:~ % uname -a
FreeBSD ghostbsd-ws9 12.1-STABLE FreeBSD 12.1-STABLE GENERIC  amd64
Can someone provide the long answer:
  • uname -[opt] should contain X
  • Cat /path/file.x and cat /path/file.y etc...
  • Look for these contents on this line # ...
  • which means you are running v20.4.0 etc, etc,,,
If there is a difference in the versions, then there is a way to determine the version. Please help with specifics.

Thanks! -bforest

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Re: Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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Here is a view of the output of the before mentioned "about" command.

A command (script) producing this type output may make it easier for GhostBSD users to more easily provide system info to these forums and/or the GhostBSD developers to help troubleshooting issues.

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user@trident201909:~ % about
Project Trident Information
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OS Version: TOS-12-U13
Build Date: Wed Dec 18 11:41:02 EST 2019
Boot Type: UEFI
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TrueOS Sources Used:
  Base Repository: https://github.com/trueos/trueos
  Base Commit Branch or Tag: trueos/stable/12
  Ports Repository: https://github.com/trueos/trueos-ports
  Ports Commit Branch or Tag: trueos-master
--------------------------------------
System Specs:
  Boot Method: UEFI
  Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3740QM CPU @ 2.70GHz
  Physical CPUs: 8
  Physical Memory: 7.78 GB
--------------------------------------
X11 Information:
  X11 Configuration File: /usr/local/etc/X11/xorg.conf
  X11 Driver Running: modesetting
nvidia
--------------------------------------
GPU Information:
  vgapci0@pci0:1:0:0:   class=0x030000 card=0x21f517aa chip=0x0ffc10de rev=0xa1 hdr=0x00
    vendor     = 'NVIDIA Corporation'
    device     = 'GK107GLM [Quadro K1000M]'
    class      = display
    subclass   = VGA
  vgapci1@pci0:0:2:0:   class=0x030000 card=0x21f517aa chip=0x01668086 rev=0x09 hdr=0x00
    vendor     = 'Intel Corporation'
    device     = '3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller'
    class      = display
    subclass   = VGA
--------------------------------------
Network Device Information
  em0@pci0:0:25:0:      class=0x020000 card=0x21f317aa chip=0x15028086 rev=0x04 hdr=0x00
    vendor     = 'Intel Corporation'
    device     = '82579LM Gigabit Network Connection (Lewisville)'
    class      = network
    subclass   = ethernet
  iwn0@pci0:3:0:0:      class=0x028000 card=0x13118086 chip=0x00858086 rev=0x34 hdr=0x00
    vendor     = 'Intel Corporation'
    device     = 'Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak]'
    class      = network

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Re: Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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Re: Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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This would be the best way to determine the os version in the future.
I am looking to update the os version from:

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sudo pkg info os-generic-userland | grep Version
Version        : 12.1.20200505062108,1
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sudo pkg info os-generic-userland | grep Version
Version        : 20.05.05
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Re: Basic Question: What Version of GhostBSD Am I Running?

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:D Thank you @ericbsd !!

This is a Great reply and answers the original question. I hope @frogprince will see this answer.

Thanks!!
-bforest

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