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How do I find out what version of X I'm using?

How can I find out? Besides looking on the box of my distro and checking their.
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Old 07-01-2002
If you are using XFree86 then you can issue a `XFree86 -version` command and get the results.
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Old 07-01-2002
Cool,thxSmilie
 

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