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How do I check what version of syslinux I have?

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Is there an RPM independent way of determining the version say if one installed it from source? – Joshua Enfield Feb 22 '11 at 2:40
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We installed from sources,

$ strings syslinux | grep SYSLINUX
SYSLINUX 3.72 2008-09-25
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Try with

rpm -qf $(type -p syslinux)
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Since you're using CentOS, you can see what version of the RPM you have installed.

[user@host ~]$ which syslinux
[user@host ~]$ rpm -qf /usr/bin/syslinux
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Or even: $ rpm -qf which syslinux – Coops Feb 21 '11 at 19:53

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