How To Find Exact Installation Date And Time Of Your Linux OS

Find Exact Installation Date And Time Of Your Linux OS

4 Responses

  1. warsea says:

    I found that on my Fedora installation the basesystem package was updated between Fedora 25 and 26 so that might not be a reliable way to determine the original installation time.

  2. Alan says:

    There are much better ways. The simplest for most installations is to check where / is mounted and then do

    dumpe2fs /dev/whatever |grep created

    That will give you the date the filesystem itself was created

  3. Mike says:

    Wow, my current Manjaro install is almost 2 years old. More then I remembered. System still works great!

  4. Aman says:

    if i want to change instalation time 5 years back then how will i do?

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