Get KDE version

kded --version | awk -F: 'NR == 2 {print $2}' | sed 's/\s\+//g'
kded --version return this Qt: 3.3.8b KDE: 3.5.10 KDE Daemon: $Id: kded.cpp 711061 2007-09-11 09:42:51Z tpatzig $ awk -F: ................. Awk Field separator NR == 2 ................. Register Number, second line {print $2} ............... second field sed 's/\s\+//g' .......... remove one space or more \s\+ changing by nothing
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By: voyeg3r
2012-01-17 17:44:23

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kded: command not found while using kde4.
depesz · 482 weeks and 4 days ago
This sed command removes spaces in the middle of the version string, too.
funollet · 482 weeks and 2 days ago

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