I had just linked my VS Code to a container, when I questioned myself about which Linux distribution I was connected to, and a quick search led me to the following instruction:
Which after ran, should print the following information in the terminal:
PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye)" NAME="Debian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="11" VERSION="11 (bullseye)" VERSION_CODENAME=bullseye ID=debian HOME_URL="https://www.debian.org/" SUPPORT_URL="https://www.debian.org/support" BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.debian.org/"
Linux uses the file metioned in the command above to store information about the operating system. An alternative file that can be used to get the same information is: