How to downgrade a package to an older version via
Another tools are also accepted but
apt-get is preferred.
To downgrade you have to do a command like
in your terminal.
In the place of
In my opinion, you should first uninstall or purge the package, like:
Then, you may download the version you would like to install and keep it in a folder, say
Or else, there is a small utility called
If you have the version number, or the target release,
is the command to be run. This can be used to down-grade a package to a specific version.
If you have upgraded software using ppa you can downgrade it by using
Then you can remove the ppa using command
this will automatically downgrade the software to its original version which shipped with Ubuntu.