Change OS name from Ubuntu to something

You can change the name UBUNTU to any name by modifying the file lsb-release and issue, You can find that files under etc directory

vignesh@vignesh-server:~$ sudo nano /etc/lsb-release
DISTRIB_ID=Vignesh
DISTRIB_RELEASE=0.1
DISTRIB_CODENAME=Test
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=”Vignesh Testing”

vignesh@vignesh-server:~$sudo nano /etc/issue
Vignesh Testing n l

Once you modified Reboot your machine and test uname or uname -a

Enjoy…

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Vignesh A Sathiyanantham
AWS Certified developer with 8 years of extensive experience working for Cloud and Datacenter solutions and leading a small team in a lean startup based on Bangalore, India

3 Comments

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