Check CentOS Version Command

To Check CentOS Version, Open Linux Terminal and type Following command

cat /etc/centos-release

centos-release

You can also use redhat-release command

cat /etc/redhat-release

redhat-release

If you're using Latest Version Centos 7, You can use Following Command which will give you more information than two previous commands

cat /etc/os-release

Sample output will be like

VERSION="7 (Core)"
ID="centos"
ID_LIKE="rhel fedora"
VERSION_ID="7"
PRETTY_NAME="CentOS Linux 7 (Core)"
ANSI_COLOR="0;31"
CPE_NAME="cpe:/o:centos:centos:7"
HOME_URL="https://www.centos.org/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.centos.org/"

os-release