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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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Why is usb-c usb V3.1 and not V4.0?

Like the title says. Why is the new USB type C version 3.1? I thought version names went major.minor.micro. USB C is not backwards compatible with USB-A without a converter so doesn't this make USB-C ...
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Determine Surface TypeCover 2 Firmware Version

I have found various references to Surface TypeCover 2 firmware versions. This is an example: Surface Type Cover 2 Firmware Update Device (v2.0.517.0) update improves multiple finger support on ...
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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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Why does the cmd show the Windows version number as being 6.1.7601?

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1. The first line printed when I open a cmd window is: Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Any ideas why?
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How to know which license version has an XP installed system [duplicate]

My friend has a notebook with Windows XP Professional installed. I would like to understand which version exactly is and which license type is referred to. The sticker reports an OEM pre-installed XP ...
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How to get latest version of git?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, need to install GIT 1.9.5 or above. I did sudo apt-get install git then ran git --version and it shows I currently have 1.9.1 installed. Git download url shows latest ...
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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 check which version of vim I have installed?

I'm running Mac OS X Snow Leopard. How can I check which version of vim I have installed? Ideally I'd like to know a general solution for checking software versions via the command line.
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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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How do I upgrade vagrant to last version in ubuntu?

How do I 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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Can pip show me the version of the python package I just installed?

I initially installed a version of python-git (GitPython) on my machine. It was version 0.1. Then I used pip to upgrade it to the latest. Now I was looking for the appropriate docs and fell unsure of ...
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How to check if Flash Player version is still supported and has recent updates?

We have to check the flash versions on some pcs. What we have are the version numbers of the installed software. Is there any way to check if the versions are patched and currently supported? What ...
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Ubuntu issues with $BASH_VERSION and new user

I'm logging into my new Ubuntu VPS via SSH from a terminal in Ubuntu desktop. I have created a new user adam, which I've added to the sudo group, so I don't have to log in as root all the time. When I ...
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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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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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What is the difference between RTM, GA and GOLD versions?

I am absolutely puzzled here: What is the difference between RTM, GA(Gerneral Availability) and final GOLD version? For example for Windows 8: RTM - Microsoft sends this version to ASUS, Acer, ...
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Is the version of the linux kernel listed in the source some where?

If I'm looking at a version of the linux kernel source code, can I tell which version of the kernel it is? This is code that's currently not running on any platform (so I can't execute commands), ...
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get driver version via command line Windows

Is there a possibility to get the installed driver VERSION via command line on a Windows 7 system. I've already tried driverquery but there is no information about the Version of the drivers, only a ...
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Batch convert PDF versions?

Does anyone know of a (free, Windows) way to convert/change the version numbers of a batch of PDF files? A command line tool would be ideal, since it can automated rather easily, but the only ones ...
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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 find out MS SQL Server Enterprise Edition Expiration Date?

superusers. Don't blame me for asking a newbie question here :p I have MS SQL Server Enterprise 64bit Install on VMplayer, Version: 11.0.3128.0 Product LVL: SP1 Upon installed, there is ...
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Force SublimeREPL to use specific version of Ruby

I installed SublimeREPL for use with Ruby. It attempts to run code on Ruby 1.8.7 and I would like it to run on 1.9.3, and later on other versions of Ruby. I'm not sure where it's inheriting the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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.