How do I check my version of GNOME-Shell?
There’s got to be some simple way I’m missing, but for the life of me I can’t find it. How do I check my version of GNOME-Shell?
into a terminal.
The gnome-shell man page doesn’t show –version as an option. Assuming you have installed it from the ubuntu repositories then you can look up the version in the repository. To just show the version:
apt-cache show gnome-shell | grep Version
On Ubuntu Maverick (10.10) I get
Note that this works whether or not the package is installed. You can also look up all packaged versions of gnome-shell on all ubuntu versions on http://packages.ubuntu.com/