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Questions tagged [version]

A revision number for a particular piece of software in a specific state.

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What specific situations led to semantic versioning and are there any specific pitfalls that one should be aware of? [closed]

The only thing I know about semantic versioning is that mostly it is used for having compatibility and this is signaled by having a major.minor.patch versioning system. So an x library could have 1.0....
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Why does a CentOS Docker container says it is Ubuntu?

I am trying to verify When choosing a Docker container image file for my Ubuntu, what do I need to match between them? On Lubuntu, a CentOS container says it is CentOS, by $ sudo docker run centos ...
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Debian Linux kernel versioning

On a Debian Stretch distribution, if I run uname -a, I obtain: Linux index 4.9.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.144-3.1 (2019-02-19) x86_64 GNU/Linux If I run dpkg -s linux-image-amd64 | grep Version, I ...
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What is my running version of cups?

I am running RedHat 7.1 and have installed, using yum, Cups 1.6.3. Then I manually compiled in a version of Cups 2.0 This did not resolve my PDF printing issue as I had hoped it would. So I want to ...
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Why is apt-get ignoring the target argument?

My Debian system is set to install unstable packages by default $ cat /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99defaultrelease APT::Default-Release "unstable"; However, I would like to pull automake from stable, ie, ...
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When trying to install catalyst hook, I get an error about my linux version being too high

I try to install catalyst-hook on my Arch Linux system like this: pacman -Syu catalyst-hook The libraries catalyst-stable and xorg117 are correctly used in my pacman.conf. However, I cant' install ...
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How to print the version of a specific MediaWiki installation to terminal

I have a LAMP environment with /var/www/html/x which is a MediaWiki website. I have a few more MediaWiki websites but I'd like to print the version of the x one to terminal. I need to do so I could ...
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Is this a bug in fsarchiver --version

I learned that in order to capture the output of a Unix command one should use something like RESULT=$(command in question) I want to capture the version of fsarchiver to the variable RESULT because ...
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check auditd version

Is there a better/more proper way to check auditd's version on Linux machine than to check it as part of the installed program name? For instance on Ubuntu in run /usr/bin/dpkg-query -W --showformat '...
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how to find the higher java version on linux machine with bash or shell script

we need to test and compare java versions any suggestion for tricky way how to verify if $version > $New_version ? [root@master tmp]# version=$(java -version 2>&1 | awk -F '"' '/version/ {...
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Will my debian testing become stable version, after new stable version released?

Currently, Debian testing codename is buster, and next-stable will be buster. I have installed Debian testing to keep packages up-to-date. My question is: Will my Debian become the stable release of ...
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Restart Apache in a version agnostic way

I use latest Ubuntu 18.04 LAMP but might as well use Debian LAMP or CentOS or something else common. To restart Apache2 I do: systemctl restart apache2 But say "tomorrow" this changes the apache2 ...
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Understanding Debian versus LinuxMint, finding version numbers

As I understand it LinuxMint is built on top of Debian. Mint seems not to give me the most up-to-date version of the Haskell compiler GHC, but to download the binaries for the most recent stable ...
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Why is sudo's version worth protection?

I am surprised to see $ sudo -v [sudo] password for t: Why is its version worth protection? Thanks.
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How to get only the version number of php?

I want to get only the version of php installed on CentOS. Output of php -v PHP 7.1.16 (cli) (built: Mar 28 2018 13:19:29) ( NTS ) Copyright (c) 1997-2018 The PHP Group Zend Engine v3.1.0, Copyright ...
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Installing older kernel for older hardware vs Installing old distro version

I have an old IBM Think Centre computer, with a 3Ghz Pentium IV Processor. I bought it as a refurbished computer. I used it as a webserver a few months but now I want to use it as my personal computer....
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Should application directory names include version numbers? [closed]

I have an application which is expected to have occasional updates. For my sins, its a .Net Core app running on Centos as a systemd service. The service is expected be available running more or less ...
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Using Mesa v18.0.5, but only getting OpenGL v3.0

I am trying to develop C/C++ applications using OpenGL. Unfortunately, I have been unable to access any functionality past OpenGL 3.0. I have Mesa version 18.0.5, Linux Mint 18 64-bit, the 4.18.1 ...
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kde-services dependencies

I'm trying to install "kde-services", an extension of the Dolphin file manager. Technically it is already installed, but most of its features aren't working yet. The list of dependencies includes ...
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List of default software versions for given Ubuntu Release

For Ubuntu, is there a website/file which for a given release, e.g. 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver), lists the available (default) version of available software packages? For example, I want to know which ...
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From which version does Bash drop privileges?

I've been trying to do some bufferoverflow attack, and I tought I could use system("/bin/bash") in order to obtain a root shell. Then I read the documentation for system(). It says : system() ...
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Different program version from terminal and Cinnamon menu

I have Spyder 3.1.4 installed on Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon and recendtly I updated it using "conda update spyder" to the version 3.2.8. Now when I open spyder from the menu (with command "spyder3") I ...
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How to Hide Dnsmasq version number?

It is possible to hide BIND DNS server version number, but how can you change it in dnsmasq? command to execute: dig localhost version.bind txt chaos
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What Fedora version has the same base as RHEL and CentOS?

RHEL is based on Fedora and the other way around. The present or a future Fedora will be the base of the future RHEL, while the present version of RHEL is based on an older Fedora, which is much ...
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Confused by openssl make

I need to generate the libssl* and libcrypto* binaries for use on a different system. I wrote a trivial script doing it #!/bin/bash set -evx OPENSSL_VERSION="1.0.2l" TARGET=openssl-linux64 /bin/rm ...
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How to install the latest version of software in FreeBSD?

The ports repository (svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/) shows haproxy is version 1.7.10 but pkg search haproxy gives me haproxy-1.7.9 Reliable, high performance TCP/HTTP load ...
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Remove the second point of a string and putting a 0 between characters

I have semantic versioning string in a variable (X.Y.Z). I need to change that around, so that the second point disappears and I concatenate Y and Z separated by a 0 if Z is only one digit, or ...
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How to grep XRDP version number?

Not able to grep xrdp version line by running below command on ubuntu 14.04 $ sudo xrdp -v | grep -i "version" Output : Blank $ sudo xrdp -v Output : logging configuration: LogFile: /...
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What is the Debian version Parrot Security OS 3.11 based on?

So I'm using Parrot Security OS (aka ParrotSec, Parrot OS), and I'm going to install VirtualBox, but as I go through the release note of ParrotSec 3.11 (newest version) there isn't telling you that is ...
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Why does my CentOS machine think I still have Java 6 instead of 8 intalled?

So I have Java 8 installed on my CentOS 6 machine; rpm -qa yields jre1.8-1.8.0_161-fcs.x86_64 and java -version yields java version "1.8.0_161" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_161-...
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Is there a clear command to show the latest installed kernel on the system?

I'm looking for a command that lists me the latest kernel installed on a (Debian) system. For example grub-mkconfig "somehow" knows what the latest kernel version is. How does it achieve that? I know ...
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bash command to get distribution and version only

I am trying to get the distribution name and version number to enter into conky.  I am currently using the following rpm --query centos-release resulting in centos-release 7-4.1708.e17.centos....
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What to look for when mixing software in different releases of a distribution?

For instance, say hypothetically (or in reality) one was using and needed to continue using Debian Jessie, but wanted to utilize PHP7 from Debian Stretch. They might edit /etc/apt/sources.list to use ...
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How to get the default version of an application in unix

Let’s say I have two versions of Firefox installed. What is the way to get the default version of firefox printed? I am running the script in python. Is there way to get the output into python?
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How to force executable to link dynamic library

I have this compiled executable: ./run.x I have moved it to other computer, but there the dynamic dependencies are not satisfied: ldd ./run.x libx.1.so => not found However on the ...
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How to install specific version of package in DNF

How to install specific package version in DNF. One of my installed package installed the new version, but this new has some issue, then I want to rollback to the old version, but the last old version ...
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Fstrim version and usage [closed]

I have one fstrim executable file and need a way of finding that executable file version.
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Is there a way to find out the estimate of Linux kernel version usage in the world?

Currently I am writing my bachelor thesis and as a part of it I need some statistics about the Linux kernel. Is there any website or publication that would provide some estimates on which kernel ...
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gdebi: Prevent reinstalling the same version of a package?

Is there a way to prevent gdebi (on the command line) from reinstalling the same version of a .deb file that is already installed? For example, if I do $ gdebi -n example.deb Reading package lists... ...
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Getting different default java versions for different users in linux

how to set different versions of java to different users in Linux for example if we login as root then the default java version must be jre-1.8.141 and if we login as the normal user say (rob) then ...
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sorting file names with version

I am trying to sort file names in a directory as below. $ ls -1v file-1.10.0-114.1.1.x86.tb1_2.rpm file-1.10.0-114.2.2.x86.tb1_2.rpm file-1.10.0-114.11.2.x86.tb1_2.rpm file-1.10.0-114.x86....
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How do I figure out what CentOS version my AMazon Linux distribution is based on?

I was told we recently created a new Amazon Linux instance with the latest and greatest (Version 2017.3–01) . I'm trying to find out if it is based on CentOS 7 (because that is the only version that ...
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Where can I find table of CentOS distributions versions and corresponding Linux kernel versions?

There is a somewhat related question but both questions are still different.
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The version number of my debian

My os was installed from debian 8.5.0 amd64. Execute commands after installation. cat /etc/issue Debian GNU/Linux 8 \n \l No 8.5 here. cat /proc/version Linux version 3.16.0-4-amd64 (debian-kernel@...
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Command to view which version of NixOS my machine is running?

At https://nixos.org/ I can view the recent releases of NixOS. Is there a command I can run to see which version is on my machine?
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GNU Sed version history (changelog) - how can you determine which feature was introduced in what version?

I found the following changelogs, but all of them list change / new features in terms of date rather than version number: 2014-09-06 - present: https://fossies.org/linux/sed/ChangeLog 2005-05-18 - ...
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Release dates for linux kernel

I was looking at kernel.org site the release dates of linux kernel versions and there is one thing I can not understand. While I was comparing the linux kernel versions to see if my machines were ...
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What is the correct arrangement of symlinks to allow both openssl 1.1.0 and 1.0.2 shared libraries to co-exist?

I want to have openssl-1.0.2 and openssl-1.1.0 both available for dynamic linking to different applications. I'm slightly unsure about this, because I would expect 1.0.2 to be installed in a file ...
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Which version of Debian does Kali Linux Rolling use? Jessie or Wheezy

Which version of Debian does Kali Linux Rolling use? root@TRax:~# uname -a Linux TRax 4.9.0-kali3-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.13-1kali3 (2017-03-13) x86_64 GNU/Linux root@TRax:~# lsb_release --codename ...
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Find source code compatible with CentOS 7.3.1611

I recently installed CentOS 7.3.1611, which doesn't come with many packages, even when you add useful repos like EPEL, NUX, CERT Forensic Tools, etc. In particular, gnumeric is not included, and the ...