Finding out the glibc version

There are four ways to find the glibc version that is installed in the system.

1. Open a terminal and run

Which should give an output like

Indicating the glibc version is 2.11.3.

2. The second method is by writing a program for it.


Compile it

and execute it

output :

Note: You might get a different output based on your version.

3. Open a terminal and run the command

output :

4. The fourth rather crude way which would work if are running debian based systems is to open the synaptic package manager and go to the package libc-bin and see the installed version number in front of it.

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