[ubuntu-us-ma] How to tell version numbers?
danielhollocher at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 19:44:12 GMT 2009
1) I've no idea
2) apt-cache policy package_name will show you the version of a package
installed. Maybe you want to look at the changelog of the package that
holds your drivers?
3) yes, approximately. But, sometimes there are errors with dependencies.
I think ideally, its yes.
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 11:30 AM, Brian DeLacey <bdelacey at gmail.com> wrote:
> What's the best way to track and view version numbers of the Ubuntu
> releases installed on your machine? In particular, I'm wondering:
> - how to display release numbers that will differentiate between daily
> Jaunty builds?
> - how to display the version of subsystems / tarballs in the distro?
> (I'm particularly interested in wireless drivers, e.g. compat-wireless-2.6
> - does running update manager on an installed Jaunty build has
> (aproximately) the same result as installing the new daily Jaunty build
> available that day?
> Thanks for any suggestions,
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