distro-info (1) - Linux Manuals

distro-info: provides information about the distributions' releases


distro-info - provides information about the distributions' releases


distro-info [OPTIONS]


distro-info is a symlink to the distro-info command for your distribution. On Debian it links to debian-distro-info and on Ubuntu it links to ubuntu-distro-info. All options described in this manual page are available in all distro-info commands. All other options, which are not described here, are distribution specific.


date for calculating the version (default: today)
-h, --help
display help message and exit
-a, --all
list all known versions
display number of days until specified version reaches the specified milestone. MILESTONE may be one of created, release, eol, or eol-server. If no milestone is specified, assume release. For options that return a list, display the normal output followed by whitespace and the number of days until the specified milestone.
-d, --devel
latest development version
series to calculate the version for
-s, --stable
latest stable version
list of all supported versions, including development releases
list of all unsupported stable versions
-c, --codename
print the codename (default)
-r, --release
print the release version
-f, --fullname
print the full name


The script and this manual page was written by Benjamin Drung <bdrung [at] debian.org>.