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ubuntu-distro-info - Man Page

provides information about Ubuntu's distributions


ubuntu-distro-info [Options]



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. If milestone cannot be calculated (for example if the eol-server milestone is specified for a non-server release), the string '(unknown)' is displayed. Unless one of -c, -f or -r is specified, only the number of days will be displayed.

-d,  --devel

latest development version

-l,  --latest

prints the latest development version. In case of outdated distribution data, the latest stable version will be printed.


latest long term support (LTS) version


series to calculate the version for

-s,  --stable

latest stable version


list of all supported stable versions


list of all unsupported stable versions

-c,  --codename

print the codename (default)

-r,  --release

print the release version

-f,  --fullname

print the full name

See Also

debian-distro-info(1), distro-info(1)


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

Referenced By

debian-distro-info(1), distro-info(1).

August 2013 distro-info