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A tool to detect country from network information.

Wheretero determines the country where the local computer is. This allows automatic keyboard layout configuration for live CDs. Network information is collected from DNS, DHCP, traceroute, GeoIpLookup, and Web IP address services. Information is scored and scaled. Wheretero prints its final decission as a two letter ISO country code, such as fi, de, fr, or us. Secondary choices are printed with probability estimations.



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Ted Teah

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4 December 2006

Leaders and contributors

Tero Karvinen Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,SupportE-mailmailto:tero.karvinen@iki.fi

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 6 January 2017.


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