Tuesday, November 22, 2011

How to get X server version from the command line

To get X Org servers version from command line, do:

Xorg -version

Sample output from the command above looks like this:

X.Org X Server 1.7.7
Release Date: 2010-05-04
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: Linux i686 Debian
Current Operating System: Linux deb6 2.6.32-5-686 #1 SMP Mon Jun 13 04:13:06 UTC 2011 i686
Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-5-686 root=UUID=6df69de5-fdf6-4729-a83b-c56fb0d8af3f ro quiet
Build Date: 19 February 2011  02:37:36PM
xorg-server 2:1.7.7-13 (Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>)
Current version of pixman: 0.16.4
Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.

X Server, X Window, version, command line, console, cli

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