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On Windows, I can type 'systeminfo' into the command line to view stats like the OS install date.

How do I do this on Linux (Ubuntu 11.10 to be specific)?


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From AskUbuntu: How can I tell what date Ubuntu was installed?

  1. Check the installer logs and dates at:

  2. If you use ext2/ext3/ext4 and formatted the disk when you installed you can do:
    sudo dumpe2fs /dev/sda1 | grep 'Filesystem created:'

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