I often have a number of Live CDs sitting around (actually USBs) and I'm not always sure which version is which. Is there some quick way to find out the Ubuntu version I'm looking at? Perhaps a file I can look at on the CD, or some executable I can run or something?
There will be a hidden folder called
.disk. So, if you are in Nautilus hit Ctrl + H to show hidden files.
.disk there is a file called
info which if you open, will tell you the Ubuntu version, including the architecture (32-bit or 64-bit).
A 'quick' way to find out the info is to open a terminal and type: