I recently downloaded Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS.
In order to type that sentence, I needed to get the version of Ubuntu I downloaded.
The VirtualBox Manager window only reported a cryptic “Ubuntu 64-bit”, but I am more interested in knowing the version.
To get the Ubuntu version from the command line, open Terminal and type the following:
More information on the lsb command
lsb_release -h Usage: lsb_release [options] Options: -h, --help show this help message and exit -v, --version show LSB modules this system supports -i, --id show distributor ID -d, --description show description of this distribution -r, --release show release number of this distribution -c, --codename show code name of this distribution -a, --all show all of the above information -s, --short show requested information in short format