How to Find the Installation Date of Your Operating System on Windows or Linux.

This is juts quick and short pots on how to find out when you operating system has been installed on the machine, Windows or Linux.


Open a command prompt or the terminal and type systeminfo. You find the installation date in the field Original Install Date.

Linux – Ubuntu:

Open the terminal and run this command to find the line with “Birth in the output of the stat tool:

sudo stat / | awk '/Birth: /{print $2}'