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I'm on Kubuntu 11.04 and I want to know what KDE version I'm using.

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Start any "standard" KDE program, such as Konsole or Kate and select Help - About KDE

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If you want to do the same from the command line, you can invoke any "standard" KDE program with --version parameter. The program then will print the version and exit:

# kate --version
Qt: 4.8.6
KDE Development Platform: 4.14.2
Kate: 3.14.2
# konsole --version
Qt: 4.8.6
KDE Development Platform: 4.14.2
Konsole: 2.14.2
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but how about checking it from terminal? –  Marko Frelih May 4 at 9:24
@MarkoFrelih: I've updated my answer to show how to do that from terminal –  Sergey May 5 at 4:00
thanks for simple solution ... –  Marko Frelih May 5 at 5:26

Open any KDE related program, like Dolphin, Kmail or even System Monitor, not a program like Chrome or Firefox. Then click on the Help option in the menu and then click on About KDE. That will tell your your version.

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