Get KDE version

kde-open -v | grep Platform | cut -d' ' -f4-
Sample input: kde-open -v Qt: 4.7.4 KDE Development Platform: 4.7.3 (4.7.3) KIO Client: 2.0
Sample Output
4.7.3 (4.7.3)

By: funollet
2012-01-19 13:05:26

1 Alternatives + Submit Alt

  • 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 Show Sample Output

    kded --version | awk -F: 'NR == 2 {print $2}' | sed 's/\s\+//g'
    voyeg3r · 2012-01-17 17:44:23 2

What Others Think

Useless use of grep(1) and cut(1). Save your CPU: kde-open -v | awk '/Platform/ {print $4}'
atoponce · 470 weeks and 5 days ago
whn · 203 weeks and 3 days ago

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