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How do I find out what is the version (RC3, RC5, and so on) of a Raspbmc installation?

There does not seem to be any version number in the XBMC GUI and neither can I seem to find this version number through command-line (using SSH).

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Accoding to this forum thread, you can enter this from the command line (SSH)

cat /scripts/upd_hist/build_info
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