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Re: get list of current library versions

On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 05:52:48PM +0000, Rory Campbell-Lange wrote:
| Is there a simple way of get a list of each of the libraries and
| programs on my machine? 

dpkg -l \* | grep "^ii"

| While it is simple to extract the package versions from dpkg, its
| the versions of some of the programs that I need to find.

If the package has version 1.2.3-4 the app's version is 1.2.3.  The
only time this doesn't hold is if a package contains an unofficial or
pre-release version of upstream sources.  Then the package version
usually has the date or something similar in the name.



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