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Let me start by saying that I'm an absolute noob here. Barely 24 hours on a linux based system. So please don't mind if my framing of the question seems uninformed or noobish. Here is the main issue- I want to install drivers for my laptop and none of the divers say 'for elementary os' they say 'ubuntu';'bsd';'linux' and so on. So, I wanted to know which one of these is elementary based on so that I can download and install it for my elementary - https://imgur.com/3eiETJS

This answer will help me install other such softwares too. Thank you in advance :)

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You can check this link for the version you installed. You probably have installed Loki which is based on Ubuntu 16.04 Hope that helps!

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You can also see this by going to System settings > About. In the case of Loki it will mention something like:

Build on "Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS"

P.S: You can download the drivers that are meant for Ubuntu. That should work.

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