January 18, 2014 asvignesh 3Comment

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

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

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


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3 thoughts on “Change OS name from Ubuntu to something

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