Find and Display Kernel Information Installed on Linux Fedora Using rpm command

Computer Configuration GNU Linux Fedora using Linux Command


   The rpm command can be use to show the rpm package information. The example below show how to find more information about install kernel information, such as kernel name, kernel version, kernel vendor, kernel release, kernel built date, kernel install date, kernel build host, kernel group, kernel source RPM, kernel size, kernel license, kernel signature, kernel packager, kernel URL, kernel summary and kernel description using rpm command...  you can use rpm -qi as show on example below to get rpm package information.  The step by step how to get and show kernel information below, execute on Linux Fedora 9.

Kernel package information:

Find and Display Kernel Information Installed on Linux Fedora

[root@fedora /]# rpm -qi kernel

Name        : kernel                       Relocations: (not relocatable)

Version     :                         Vendor: Fedora Project

Release     : 86.fc9                        Build Date: Mon 07 Jul 2008 09:08:02 PM EDT

Install Date: Tue 02 Sep 2008 07:09:30 PM EDT      Build Host: x86-6

Group       : System Environment/Kernel     Source RPM: kernel-

Size        : 52051447                         License: GPLv2

Signature   : DSA/SHA1, Mon 14 Jul 2008 01:08:06 PM EDT, Key ID b44269d04f2a6fd2

Packager    : Fedora Project

URL         :

Summary     : The Linux kernel

Description :

The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of any

Linux operating system.  The kernel handles the basic functions

of the operating system: memory allocation, process allocation, device

input and output, etc.

[root@fedora /]#