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Show a Package Version on RPM based distributions

Terminal - Show a Package Version on RPM based distributions
rpm -q --queryformat %{VERSION}\\n pkgname
2010-06-03 01:54:17
User: mrwill
Functions: rpm
Show a Package Version on RPM based distributions

if you want to see all information about a package use: rpm -qi pkgname

full list of querytags can be accessed by the command: rpm --querytags

you can also customize the query format how ever you like with using more querytags together along with escape sequences in "man printf"! you can also use more than one package name.

for example this command shows name and version in to columns: rpm -q --queryformat %-30{NAME}%{VERSION}\\n pkg1 pkg2


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