Know the installation date of your LinuxMint

chash27
  10 years ago
  26

Open Terminal application

then type the following command on command prompt.

ls -lct /etc | tail -1 | awk '{print $6, $7}'

this will print the installtion data and time of your installation of linuxmint.

2011-06-27  12:39

that's it.

Comments
manfredkvh 5 years ago

This is the code that worked for me:
ls -lct --time-style=+"%d-%m-%Y %H:%M:%S" /etc | tail -1 | awk '{print $6, $7}'


jahid_0903014 7 years ago

output: Jun 1


krazy_bout_tech 7 years ago

Actual command that works for sure will be :

ls -lctd --time-style=+"%d-%m-%Y %H:%M:%S" /etc | tail -1 | awk '{print $6, $7}'

This will give you the output like :

27-09-2013 11:01:01

Cheers! :)


joroxrd 9 years ago

Thanks!


Labby 10 years ago

Very cool. Thanks!


m4daredsun 10 years ago

Tried in Mint Debian. With the following command:

ls -lct /etc | tail -1 | awk '{print $6, $7, $8}'

I get:

May 24 21:33

Where's the year?


blueXrider 10 years ago

@trollboy

Tired your suggestion. Didn't work for me.


Jac978 10 years ago

Thanks a lot!


JohanSJA 10 years ago

That works on this Linux Mint installation. 2011-07-07 07:07


ashish_chaudhari 10 years ago

but it works perfeclty on my katya!! :)


sayan_acharjee 10 years ago

Good one :)


trollboy 10 years ago

Nice trick :)

awk print prints to screen.

If you are not getting the time try ls -lct /etc | tail -1 | awk '{print $6, $7, $8}'


blueXrider 10 years ago

using Katya

sudo ls -lct /etc | tail -1 | awk '{print $6, $7}'

produces installation time-stamp but does not print

could you advise please


Adidi 10 years ago

2011-02-15 01:50, Thanks !


tayss 10 years ago

2011-05-27 01:57 One month linuxmint already and i still feel like beginner ö.Ö"


Steampunk-Nick 10 years ago

great tutorial, thanks!


chash27 10 years ago

most welcome!


obakfahad 10 years ago

Thanks .


obakfahad 10 years ago

Mine is correct.3rd june 2011.


chash27 10 years ago

on which version you have tried this command.


gorade 10 years ago

Hm.. my answer is 25 jun which is incomplete and incorrect.