Check Binutils Version on Linux

Check Binutils Version on Linux

Binutils is a collection of binary tools for Linux systems, comprises a set of tools responsible for tasks such as linking, assembling, and manipulating binary files. Checking the version of Binutils installed on the system can be essential for various reasons, such as ensuring compatibility with specific software or troubleshooting issues related to the linking and compilation processes. This tutorial explains how to check Binutils version on Linux.

The ld is the GNU linker, and it is a part of the Binutils collection. The ld command can be used to check the version of the Binutils.

ld --version

If Binutils is installed on the system, the output will display details about the Binutils version:

GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Ubuntu) 2.38

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