How to View the Kernel Version of your Server

The is the part of operating system and it controls all programs on the computer. When the computer starts, it goes through some initialization (booting) function.

Types of Kernel:

  • Monolithic Kernel
  • Microkernel

The kernel is responsible for:

  • communicating between hardware and software.
  • Memory management
  • process management
  • I/O file communication
  • Device Management

View the kernel version of your server:

uname – v:

The command is used to check the Kernel version of the server.

Some other command related to Kernel:

-a = print all information.

-s = print the Kernel name.

-n = print the network node hostname.

-r = print the Kernel release.

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