Find out release distribution (version)

HowTo: Find Out My Linux Distribution Name and Version

$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	Debian
Description:	Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.1 (squeeze)
Release:	6.0.1
Codename:	squeeze

$ cat /proc/version
Linux version 3.5.0-6-generic (buildd@allspice) (gcc version 4.7.1 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.7.1-5ubuntu1) ) #6-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jul 23 19:52:14 UTC 2012

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