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  • You need a semi colon after the use statement.
    Without that you only have one statement:

    use strict   print "Hello World\n"

    The return of the print statement is 1 (unless it fails).
    This effectively changes it into use strict 1.0 , whereby the module is required to be at least version 1.0

    Of course your code should look like this:

    use strict;
    print "Hello World\n";