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Are there any Linux distributions which have Perl 6 as the default/only Perl version?

The title pretty much says it all. In the same way that Arch Linux has Python 3 as the built-in/main version of Python, are there any Linux/Unixish distros that have done the same with Perl 6? I ...
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How do I find out what version of Linux I'm running?

Is there a way to determine what version (distribution & kernel version, I suppose) of Linux is running (from the command-line), that works on any Linux system?
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Am I running Windows 8 or 8.1?

Is there a sure way to check whether I am running Windows 8 or 8.1? When I right-click on Computer and select "Properties", I see "Windows 8 Pro" in the "Windows edition" section - but I don't know ...
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How to upgrade vagrant to last version in ubuntu?

How to upgrade vagrant to last version in ubuntu? sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vagrant vagrant -v --> Vagrant 1.4 ?? Last version is 1.6.5
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RDP Version Number?

Does any know how to get the RDP version Windows is running with?
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What does the number on the visual studio solution icon represent?

Just out of curiosity - what does the number represent? At first I thought it was simply the version/year, because I saw some 10's and some 8's (I have vs 2010 and 2008) but, then why do I have some ...
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Can I disable OS X Lion Autosave and Versions?

In OS X Lion, there is a new feature which provides auto-saving and versioning functionality. I would like to disable this functionality - I just don't want it. I have a workflow that involves my ...
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Is it possible to find out the version/edition of a Windows 7 installation by looking at files on the hard disk?

Is it possible to find out what version of Windows 7 I have installed (for example Home Premium 64-bit) by looking at the files on the disk? The disk I have is a MBR installed Windows 7 copied to a ...
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.NET Framework 4.5.2 versioning

Can .NET Framework 4.5.2 be deployed on a clean Windows 7 system (which does not include .NET Framework 4)? In other words, can .NET Framework 4.5.2 be installed without previously installing 4?
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How to find out Mac OS X version from Terminal?

I know how to find Mac OS X version from GUI: Apple Menu (top left) > About This Mac Is there a Terminal command that will tell me Mac OS X version?
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How to do full version control on OneDrive (with git?)

I'm using OneDrive to store all sorts of files (not just Office files). Unfortunately, versioning isn't supported except for Office files. I'd like to do this manually, with git or svn or anything ...
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What is the difference between two different versions of VLC nightly builds?

This will soon be deprecated as far as the specific version numbers are concerned, but the general idea maybe will not: While the stable build of VLC is at a certain point 2.1.5, there is a VLC ...
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Has there ever been software that has been perfect first time round? [closed]

I was debating whether or no it is best to release software and then get feedback and then do updated versions (1.1, 1.0.1 etc.) or work and work so there only has to be version 1. Then I thought, ...
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Can I get the OSX's Animal name from the Terminal , instead of just the Version?

Other questions have discussed how to get the numeric name of the current OSX version, ie with "sw_vers -productVersion". However, I know of no way to get the animal word name, like Lion, Mavericks, ...
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Increment version text stored in a bash script file

I have a bash file and I want to store a version text in it (preferably "echo version 1.0.1" so that it automatically prints out its own version when executed) I am trying to make a command group ...
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Which Windows 8.1 edition am I running

There are several editions of Windows 8.1: Enterprise, Pro etc. I wan't to make sure, I am running correct edition. When I go to PC info, I see Edition: Windows 8.1. How can I figure out which ...
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How to see file version number like *.ax in Windows Explorer on Windows 7?

In Windows 7, it seems it's only possible to view a file's version number in the Properties dialog if it is a .dll/.exe file; if the file name extension is .ax, it won't show the file's version ...
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No Version tab when right-click Properties of an executable or DLL file?

I seem to have lost the Version tab when I right-click .exe or .dll files and select Properties. I now just get the tabs: General, Compatibility, Security and Summary. Running a fully-patched Windows ...
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Version number of Windows 7 from its image (iso,..)

How find out version number of Windows 7 from its DVD image before installing it?
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How can I determine what version of Windows in the windows.old folder?

I would like to know if there are any files or directory structures that will tell me what was the previous version of Windows that created the windows.old folder.
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Determine Effective Security Version when faced with Backpatching?

The Heartbleed bug has a lot of people asking how to check the version of an installed package. I'm included since I have not discovered a way. Unfortunately, backpatching has made version checking ...
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How do you handle patch versions with puppet?

We use vagrant with puppet. Now there is a question about setting the version of different applications. How specific do you ensure versions with puppet? For example mysql: Do you ensure to have ...
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Why has Ubuntu minor version number 04 or 10 only?

Why if an Ubuntu with a new major version is to be released the minor version is automatically 04 (and 10) for updates?
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How to change the version of Chrome?

I am using a specific Chrome build that I prefer over the latest build. Whenever I log into outlook.com now I am getting a "please update your browser to the latest version" message I have to click ...
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ls version number sorting Mac OS X

Is there an equivalent to ls -v in Mac OS X that will do version number sorting? In Mac OS X, ls -v does NOT do version number sorting, but the Finder seems to.
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hamachi installed the [0k] and # Hamachi Help command and get this error

hamachi installed the [0k] and # Hamachi Help command and get this error rot@Reinan logmein-hamachi-2.1.0.119-x64]# ./install.sh Copying files into /opt/logmein-hamachi .. Creating LogMeIn Hamachi ...
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Which version of OpenGL does Intel's integrated graphics card support?

Many ultrabooks make use of the Intel HD Integrated Graphics 4000 chips which are part of the CPU. My question is which OpenGL version do they support with the newest drivers? I would like to know ...
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Where can I see the printer driver version on Windows?

My problem is that the print is OK on one Windows system and bad on anther system. That I will compare the printer driver versions. Where can i see the driver version of an installed printer driver? ...
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How to ensure version 5.5.* for mysql with puppet?

How can i ensure that the latest patch version of 5.5 will be installed by the yum installer under CentOS? class { '::mysql::server': package_ensure => '5.5.*' }
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How to find out xorg version? or “what's my xorg version?”

ATI docs says i need: XOrg 6.9, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5 or 7.6 Xorg -version says: X.Org X Server 1.11.1.902(1.11.2 RC 2) [...] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 [...] xorg-server ...
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Detect exact version of IntelliJ from text-only directory structure

I'm going through setting up a computer and wanted to see the exact version of IntelliJ I had on another Ubuntu computer that is in text-only mode i.e. I can only navigate the folder structure and run ...
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Why does FireFox portable come with two Firefoxes and what is the difference?

As discovered in this question Firefox Portable edition (downloaded from here) contains two Firefoxes. One is FirefoxPortable\FirefoxPortable.exe and is 211KB, and the other is ...
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What file(s) does OS X store its version number in?

I've seen it before, but after a few minutes of Googling I'm coming up empty -- does anyone know/remember what file OS X stores its version number in? I'm trying to figure out the version of OS X on ...
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Windows version not showing

I've got a quite strange problem (I think). My windows version (I'm running windows 7 Home Premium) is not showing when I go to see system preferences. I've installed a windows 8 skin, can this be the ...
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How to find out what Windows Media Player version I have?

Microsoft appears to be removing about boxes for its operating system apps. How do you get the version of Windows Media Player? I can't find it reported on any of the windows.
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Find out library version

I want to find out what version of a C library is installed in my system (Ubuntu 12.04). In particular, I'm interested in libnuma. What is the proper way to do it? cd /usr/lib ls -l libnuma* ...
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Checking what PHP version I'm running on Debian?

I'm running Debian 6 and I need to know what version of PHP I'm running, is there a command for this which I can run? I tried "php -i" and "php -v" from a previous question.. ...
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change a software version through registry editor

i was wondering that can we change the version of a software through registry editor or something like that. i actually installed a game (need for speed) that was asking for a particular driver ...
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Text processor - How to recover a week ago version of a file? desperate

I am very desperate. I was producing a monograph and today when I went to index it I find that many sections got delete. I wrote those about a week ago. Please suggest a way to find a version of the ...
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How to manually check Ubuntu version? (e.g. from hard drive)

There is a fast way to check ubuntu version of the system: $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 11.10 Release: 11.10 Codename: ...
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How to manually install software without breaking APT?

I need automake-1.12.2, however, the most recent automake in my apt-get is 1.11.x. I have downloaded and compiled the latest automake. How do I install it without breaking the current installation ...
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Identifying the version of ATI Catalyst drivers

I have bought a new video card based on the ATI Radeon HD 5670 chipset. I couldn't make it work with the latest ATI Catalyst drivers found on their website, only the drivers found on the CD ...
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Which version of PowerPoint was used to create a document?

How can I find out which version of PowerPoint was used to create a particular document? General answers welcome, answers describing how to do it using PowerPoint 2011 (Mac) are even better. I'm ...
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Windows 8 Pro version info in registry?

For Windows 8 Pro, what is listed as version information in the registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows NT/CurrentVersion? (screen shot would be OK)
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How to use VCS solutions, like SVN or git, to label the version of particular files?

so I'm starting to use version control systems (VCS) to keep track of my growing piles of code, and am experimenting with SVN and git. The very basic commands are very similar, so I'll just use SVN as ...
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How can I tell which Google Chrome channel I'm running?

Is there a way from within Google Chrome to know whether I'm running the stable, beta, or dev channel? I was experiencing problems with recent dev releases and decided to go back to stable. Now I ...
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Change Windows version numbers?

When I try to run a certain installer .exe, I get: Unsupported operating system, major=6, version=2.2, sp=0.0, type=3 My plan is to contact the vendor, but perhaps there is a quick fix? Is it ...
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How to have multiple bugzilla releases co-existing in parallel on one server (e.g. 2.21 and 3.x) for trialling

I run bugzilla 2.21 on Debian Linux and I would like to take advantage of the enhancements and features in the latest release of bugzilla, at time of writing this is in 3.x numbering, currently 3.44. ...
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How can I manage interdependencies in a software test environment?

We've got a large and complex test environment in which various product groups test their software before rolling out a new release. One of the challenges to this process is that different product ...
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How to set the Java version

I'm using fedora, and I manually installed java in /usr/java/jdk1.6.0_45/jre, using command "rpm". While there is a default java version in /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.7.0-openjdk.x86_64/bin/java. If I type ...