Answer To check your Ubuntu version using the command line do the following: 1. Open a Terminal (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal). 2. Type lsb_release -a and press Enter. 3. The Ubuntu version will be displayed on the screen. Example root@developefeed: lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID:     Ubuntu Description:     Ubuntu 10.10 Release:     10.10 Codename:     maverick