Re: How to get version information in common notation
> How can I quickly get version information for packages I have
> installed. I mean the common kind of notion used throughout linux.
> Not the unusual non standard notation one gets with `apt-get
> which is not suitable for copy/paste:
> | aptitude versions xorg
> | ihA 1:7.6+9 testing 500
> I mean like `pkg-version'
A succinct listing can be had from "wajig snapshot" which outputs
wajig snapshot | egrep bash
To use "-" as a delimiter you could do e.g.
wajig snapshot | tr = - | egrep bash