How to determine Gentoo version

See the command trail below to determine the following info:

  • Gentoo release aka baselayout
  • Kernel version
bpc steph # cat /etc/gentoo-release
Gentoo Base System release 2.2
bpc steph # uname -r


bpc steph # equery list baselayout
 * Searching for baselayout ...
[IP-] [  ] sys-apps/baselayout-2.2:0
bpc steph # eselect kernel list
Available kernel symlink targets:
  [1]   linux-2.6.39-gentoo-r3
  [2]   linux-3.2.1-gentoo-r2
  [3]   linux-3.2.12-gentoo *
  [4]   linux-3.3.8-gentoo
  [5]   linux-3.4.9-gentoo
  [6]   linux-3.5.7-gentoo
  [7]   linux-3.6.11-gentoo
  [8]   linux-3.7.10-gentoo
  [9]   linux-3.8.13-gentoo

Reference: How do I tell what version of Gentoo & Linux is running?

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