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Re: xorg version in Buster




Paul Sutton composed on 2019-04-27 17:07 (UTC+0100):

> According to https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/xorg-server the
> version of x-org supplied with Buster is 2:1.20.3.1  is this correct or
> is the actual version number hidden in there somewhere.  I am not sure
> how to interpret the number (sorry) 

Hidden. The upstream source includes the first two "."s and no ":".

> Gnome is easy 3.x same for the kernel 4.19.x

> This is for the presentation I am working on which is now on Salsa (
> https://salsa.debian.org/zleap-guest/presentations )

> However being able to interpret this information would be useful to me
> generally. 

If you are running Buster, it's the second line in /var/log/Xorg.0.log.

Online for your purpose https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=debian is
useful for selected packages, among which the Xorg server.
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