How to Check Your CentOS Version

The following command works with all CentOS versions. If you’d like to check your kernel version then visit our tutorial on How To Check the Kernel Version in Linux / Ubuntu / CentOS

cat /etc/centos-release

You should receive a result similar to the following:

CentOS release 6.5 (Final)

You can also use:

cat /etc/redhat-release

Need more information on the kernel version? Visit our tutorial on How To Check the Kernel Version in Linux / Ubuntu / CentOS

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