HowTo check your X11/X.Org version

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HowTo check your X11/X.Org version

Postby viking60 » 24 Apr 2016, 11:28

I have had some challenges regarding some Distros in Virtualbox.
In one case it the claim was that the VM could not handle the latest X11(xorg) version - so I needed to find out what version I had.
We can use xdpyinfo +1
So here we go:

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xdpyinfo | grep version


It will tell you the xorg version you need to know.

You will never remember this you say? I don't either - so I use Inxi. It will show up on the general

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inxi -F
but to narrow it down

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inxi -G
is the one to use.
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