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Is it possible to find out what version and what type of virtual machine is my ubuntu server being hosted on its on a remote server?-Thanks in advance.

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You can give virt-what a try. It is a shell script that can detect most common VMs types. It's avaliable in the official repos, just an apt-get away.

sudo apt-get install virt-what
sudo virt-what
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Thanks man, it works beautifully! – jmarc Mar 13 '14 at 7:55

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