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I use Ubuntu 10.04.

Ever since I updated gstreamer, Movie Player doesn't work properly anymore and neither does Rhythmbox.

How can I keep using the previous version of gstreamer that worked?

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To downgrade a package go to Synaptic Package Manager. Find which package you want to downgrade. Select it. Then in the menu, go to Package -> Force Version...

Then you would be able to select which version.

You can also do it in cli, for example:

sudo apt-cache showpkg gstreamer0.10-pulseaudio

It will show the depencies and after Provides will show the versions: 0.10.21-1ubuntu3 - gstreamer0.10-audiosource gstreamer0.10-audiosink 0.10.21-1ubuntu2 - gstreamer0.10-audiosource gstreamer0.10-audiosink

Then you can downgrade: sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-pulseaudio=0.10.21-1ubuntu2

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Thanks, but it didn't solve my problem. :-\ I'll try to find a solution by myself for this. Still, thanks a lot. –  Paul Apr 26 '11 at 15:49
    
he just answered what you asked: 'how to downgrade'. Want to solve your problem¿ Make a question describin your problem and give us details like the error messages or the terminal output –  xangua Jul 9 '11 at 15:09
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