What version of Raspberry Pi OS am I using?

You are running Raspberry Pi OS or a Debian family OS and you don't remember which one you are using?

You are requested to provide OS details for troubleshooting purposes?

We can help!

To find what version of the OS you are running, open a Terminal window and type the following:

The examples are what the command will give you for Raspberry Pi OS "Bullseye" 32-bit with Desktop, released 2023-05-03, with no updates.

  1. cat /etc/os-release | grep PRETTY_NAME

    Example result:

    PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye)"

  2. uname -a

    Example result:

    Linux raspberrypi 6.1.21-v8+ #1642 SMP PREEMPT Mon Apr 3 17:24:16 BST 2023 aarch64 GNU/Linux

For camera-related issues, please also provide the following:

  1. libcamera-hello --version

    Example result:

    libcamera-apps build: 54a781dffdd1 01-03-2023 (17:47:32)

    libcamera build: v0.0.4+22-923f5d70

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