Retrieving the RevPi Version

The operating system of RevPi Core is a (customized) Linux based operating system from RaspberryPi foundation. Those operating systems are called, for example Buster. It is important to specify the code name of your operating system when exchanging information with other RevPi users.

Starting from the “Jessie” version, you can retrieve the code name and release date of the operation system at delivery:

cat /etc/revpi/image-release

2021-04-22-revpi-buster.img

In this case it is a-Buster system from April 22, 2021.