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Old 01-18-2006, 07:22 PM   #1
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XFree86 Version fc4

Simple question but I can't seem to figure out how to find the version of XFree86 I have installed.

I've tried to find a command to run to find the version to no avail. Can I do this?

I've tried the RPM route, but can't find the rpm to query on. What package(s) is XFree86? Can I use a wildcard while searching for multiply packages?

I've tried yum to upgrade XFree86 but as with the rpm can't find anything to do. What am I updating or install with yum? Can I check current version of a package installed with yum? Can I use wildcards?

Thanks for the info
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Fedora switched over to using Xorg at some point -- try "rpm -qa | grep -i xorg".
Old 01-18-2006, 08:04 PM   #3
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Ya, finally found this thread that gave me most of the information I needed:



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