Bug 435394 - Determine Distribution Version
Determine Distribution Version
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-system-monitor (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Søren Sandmann Pedersen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-02-28 19:04 EST by Leon Stringer
Modified: 2014-06-18 05:10 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-04-01 15:35:40 EDT
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Description Leon Stringer 2008-02-28 19:04:57 EST
Description of problem:
There's no way for ordinary users to determine the version of Fedora they are
using. (i.e. without resorting to shell commands).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All

How reproducible:
All

Steps to Reproduce:
1. System->About Fedora

Actual results:

Text about Fedora

Expected results:

No details of version.

Additional info:

Either include the Fedora version in the release notes or change the GNOME menu
item to About->Fedora 9.

Also:

1. Mail list discussion:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-test-list/2008-February/msg00855.html

2. system-summary package does give a GUI route to this information but isn't
installed by default.
Comment 1 Jesse Keating 2008-02-29 10:20:46 EST
Reassigning to system-summary.  Please add it as a default to the appropriate
comps group.
Comment 2 James Bowes 2008-03-19 15:44:06 EDT
gnome-system-monitor now shows all this goodness (in rawhide), plus its under
the system menu so its very obvious. I'd say its best to rely on that instead,
and get rid of system-summary.
Comment 3 James Bowes 2008-03-19 16:06:09 EDT
Moving to gnome-system-monitor (where it can really just be closed).
Comment 4 Will Woods 2008-04-01 15:35:40 EDT
Yup, this is now shown by the "About this Computer" item in your system menu. 

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