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debian/ubuntu get installed nvidia driver version from terminal

Terminal - debian/ubuntu get installed nvidia driver version from terminal
dpkg --status nvidia-current | grep Version | cut -f 1 -d '-' | sed 's/[^.,0-9]//g'
2011-05-06 09:09:33
User: mtron
Functions: cut grep sed
debian/ubuntu get installed nvidia driver version from terminal

i've been writing a bash script where i needed to query the installed version number of the nvidia driver when it's not loaded. Unfortunately i have not found a easy way of doing this.

If i'm a stupid person, please enlighten me of a better way ;)


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Terminal - Alternatives

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What others think

What about "nvidia-settings -v" ?

Comment by heptux 285 weeks and 4 days ago

@ heptux: this shows just the Version from the nvidia-settings program not the display drivers version.

Comment by mtron 285 weeks and 2 days ago

Your point of view

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