Given a machine that may or may not have been through a number of release upgrades, how can I find out the version of Ubuntu that was originally installed? Assuming that logging configuration has not been changed from default.
If you have not done manual modifications, you should see the utilised installation media on the top of
Apport (the Ubuntu bug reporter) uses
This only works if you kept the
You can go to see older
then go to http://packages.ubuntu.com/ and see to what release of ubuntu it belongs.
But this is not errors free, because older dpkg logs can be removed, depending on