libgtkI was using, and for the life of me, I couldn't remember what command was required to find it out, until someone kindly told me that you can do that using
Funnily, it didn't come to me intinctively, even though I use the command to query before upgrading packages all the time. It is just that I've never thought to use it as a tool for library version checking. Guess that might be the same way on other distributions to find out about their the versions of their installed libaries as well. For
.deb(Debian/Ubuntu) based distros, try the
'apt'command, while those on the
.rpm(RedHat/SuSE) based distros, try
What package names should you search under? Frankly, I don't have a clue. If there is one bad thing about having a fragmented market distribution base like Linux, it'll have to be the confusion of configuration layouts among the competing distributions, which makes finding a solution a rather time consuming process.