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I have Riak installed on my machine and it's running (riak ping returns 'pong').

How can I check which version of Riak I have?

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$ riak version

appears to be the way.

riak_kv_version is not the same thing as riak version. See:

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riak ping to ensure your node is running, then:

riak-admin status | grep riak_kv_version

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