I have installed TexMaker, and the compilation works. But my memory is weak and I don't recall which Latex I have installed. All this is too taxing on my memory...

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    Considering MikTeX is only available on Windows ... Or just run pdflatex --version in a terminal. – Torbjørn T. Mar 8 '15 at 17:48
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    MikTeX is available also for Linux, but it is not packaged in any way. So you are 99.99% using TeX Live from Debian/Ubuntu. Your pdflatex --version call should show something like pdfTeX 3.14159265 .... (TeX Live 2015/dev/Debian). Another way to check is dpkg -l texlive-binaries, if the output starts with ii then you have TeX Live/Debian installed. And with which pdftex you can check one more thing: If it gives you /usr/bin/pdftex then you are using again TeX Live/Debian, otherwise you might have installed TeX Live from TUG directly. – norbert Mar 11 '15 at 3:35


pdflatex --version

to tell which version of Latex you're using.

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    I see. You ask the question. You get an answer in comments and then you post that to get the credit for it? Do you really think this fair? – cfr Oct 9 '15 at 3:44
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    @cfr No, but in this case I don't care enough to write an answer of my own. – Torbjørn T. Oct 9 '15 at 6:12
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    @cfr Not only is it fair, it is encouraged. See stackoverflow.com/help/self-answer – pokkie Sep 17 '19 at 17:37

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