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Re: How to identify which ISO I'm using?


On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 07:56:56AM -0700, Joe Areeda wrote:
> When filing a bug report or a mail list post, what is the best UID for
> an iso image?
> I've been using something like "Natty amd64 iso zsynced 4/5/2011".  I
> suppose given the international nature of Ubuntu I should use 2011-4-5
> for the date but besides that how do you unambiguously specify which
> version we're talking about.

I found the following on a loopback mounted ISO in isolinux/f1.txt:

This is an installation system for Ubuntu 11.04.
It was built on 20110411.

That's the date one should use.  It might appear elsewhere when actually
running the image.

Brian Murray
Ubuntu Bug Master

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