some questions & more questions

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Tue Nov 17 19:20:16 GMT 2009

On Tuesday, 2009-11-17, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Tuesday 17 November 2009 14:49:20 spir wrote:

> > Right, didn't know about distribution specific kde lists.
> > Now, the issue for me is to find the kde version running on my computer.
> >  Package management says 5.28, but I know it's wrong. All system info
> > progs I could find say nothing about kde version, including KInfoCenter
> > itself. Tried to find kde's home dir (in the hope to get some info there
> > by watching text files), but could'nt succeed. Even "which kde" brings
> > nothing, (not even an error message).
> I don't know kubuntu, but I would guess there is some gui application for
> installing and upgrading packages?  If you open that and search for
>  kdebase- workspace or kdebase-desktop, that should give you the version
>  number.

I know that this has already been resolved, but the KDE version is available 
in every single KDE application through the Help menu and on commandline with 
the --version parameter.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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