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Installing boost 1.48 on ubuntu 14.04

Is there a way that I could Install boost 1.48 instead of the latest version on my Ubuntu 14? As when I issued the following command: sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev It installed the latest 1....
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How do I switch from Ubuntu 16.10 to Ubuntu 16.04?

I've accidentally installed Ubuntu from a 16.10 iso image instead of 16.04 and I do not want to reinstall it via a format... Is there a way I can downgrade from 16.10 to 16.04? PS: I desire to ...
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Can't downgrade from Ubuntu 16 to Ubuntu 14 (Boot Problems)

I've installed Ubuntu 16 because that was the DVD I had at hand... Although Ubuntu 14 is the version we use at work... What happens here, is that it throws a lot of errors when I tried to set up my ...
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How Dowgrade PHP 5.6.19 to 5.6.14

This is possible? I tried install a program and give me this is erro: CONNECT ERROR: Package: requires PHP version >= 5.3.0 and <= 5.6.14 current is: 5.6.19-1+deb.sury.org~trusty+1 I cant install ...
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Is APT trying to downgrade a package?

Since last month (or two) I am observing this kind of error when running apt-get upgrade: Preparing to unpack .../nginx-common_1.9.3-1ubuntu1.2_all.deb ... Unpacking nginx-common (1.9.3-1ubuntu1.2) ...
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Ubuntu automatically installed a previous kernel version than the one I installed

I manually installed kernel 4.2.0-38 on Ubuntu 14.04.4. This morning, Ubuntu automatically reinstalled 3.13.0.91. Start-Date: 2016-06-28 06:33:35 Install: linux-headers-3.13.0-91:amd64 (3.13.0-91....
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Downgrading to Ubuntu 14.04: grub-efi-amd64-signed package failed to install into /target/

I had originally installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a brand new machine but after realizing that nVidia CUDA toolkit is not yet available I decided to downgrade to the previous LTS release. I did this by ...
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Ubuntu version downgrade [duplicate]

I have recently upgraded my Ubuntu to 16.04.I was using 12.04. I am facing some issues with 16.04. Is it possible to downgrade to my old Ubuntu 12.04 without fresh installation.
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Audio problem after downgrading xenial-proposed

I hade xenial-proposed updates activated and I started to have some troubles with evince. I deactivated the -proposed updates and I just followed the instructions of How can I revert back from an ...
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How to Downgrade kernel version 4.4 to 3.10

I have brought a TP-Link adapter TP-WN823N which work fine on Windows & Mac but they didn't provided drivers for Linux however I found drivers for linux but it is compatible only for linux(kernel ...
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How to downgrade gthumb in 16.04?

I greatly dislike the user interface changes between the version of gthumb in 16.04 and the version that was in 14.04. But the deal breaker is this "loading original image" dialog box that pops up ...
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How to downgrade ntfs-3g to version 1:2012

I am completely new to Linux so please be gentle. How do I downgrade my ntfs-3g install to version 1:2012? currently when I try: sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g=1:2012 I get a "Version '1:2012' ...
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making rgedit work in downgraded gedit (3.10.4) with ubuntu 16.04

I successfully downgraded to gedit 3.10.4 so that I could continue to use the rgedit plugin. While gedit appears to open and the rgedit menu appears, the rgedit buttons are not added to the toolbar ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 very laggy (because of AMD?) possible to downgrade?

Sorry I am a complete beginner to this. I was having a lot of problems with windows 10 so I decided to give linux a go. I downloaded Ubuntu 14, and ran it as a trial. It worked very well, very ...
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How to reverse '-proposed' channel package upgrade?

I have an Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.18 64-bit VM, and in that VM I needed to test something in the xenial-proposed channel so I activated it in the software-properties-gtk, ran sudo apt-get ...
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how to downgrade unbuntu 16.04 to 15.10? [duplicate]

i am using HP pavilion G6 notebook and it has AMD graphic which is not supported by ubuntu 16.04. so, i want to downgrade my PC. if there is any other solution to fix this graphic problem. please give ...
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How do I downgrade Gedit to a previous (3.10.4) Version in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

As the title already says: I have some plug-ins which don't run with gedit 3.18.3 which is shipped with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. How can I downgrade to the version 3.10.4 which was used in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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How can I downgrade from PHP 7 to PHP 5.6 on Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I am trying to revert my PHP version to 5.6 from 7 and though I removed PHP 7 and then installed PHP 5.6 I still seem to be running version 7. Is there a simple method for moving through PHP versions ...
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Downgrade openMPI

All, Just updated lubuntu and realize that my system updated to openMPI 1.10: mpirun --version mpirun (Open MPI) 1.10.2 However, I need to use openMPI 1.6.5, due to code limitations. Is there a ...
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How to downgrade from 15.10 to 14.04

My current Ubuntu version is 15.10 and I'm not satisfied with it... I remember 14.04 to be the most stable and good working version. Is it possible to downgrade my Ubuntu from 15.10 to 14.04? ...
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Mouse undetected, Graphics crazy - trying to save my dinosaur desktop

Thanks in advance for your help on this one! I've been trying to save my HP Pavilion a1540n, retiring it purely to word processing in my office. The sequence of events was triggered when I tried to ...
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Install gcc 4.9 on ubuntu 15.10

I need to install gcc 4.9 on ubuntu 15.10 because a library I really need (caffe and its cuda dependancies) requires such version or lower. I tried apt-get install gcc4.9 but it isn't working. Is ...
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Got 2 user folders in /home after reinstall | But only one user

So, a few months ago, I downgraded form 15.10 to 14.04 by re-installing ubuntu, (Saved everything in /home, just re-mounted it), but in my haste, I accedently changed user name. No biggie, except now ...
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How to downgrade to a MUCH older version of a package

The machine I work on in my day job runs Ubuntu 15.10. The software that I write runs on machines that are running 12.04. I know that this difference is not ideal, but that is the way it is at the ...
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16.04 installed but not usable not can I re-install 15.04 or 15.10 from usb

I originally had 15.04 on my lenovo laptop; I did an upgrade and it installed 16.04 on my old lenovo laptop. I then found that wifi doesn't work. So I wanted to go back to 15.10 so I created a ...
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Upgraded to 15.04. PHP/mysqli now having problems with “old passwords” Need to downgrade (what and how?)

I was using 14.04 and PHP 5.5. Upon upgrading, I can no longer use MySQL to access REMOTE and local databases because of old passwords: [Wed Jan 06 17:42:04.030738 2016] [:error] [pid 23736] PHP ...
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Will I lose my data if I downgrade to 14.04?

So I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 and I am having A LOT of problems!!! I have decided to go back to 14.04 LTS through my CD.. So I just wanted to know if I will lose my apps and settings if I downgrade ...
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FirePro v4800 driver issues (open source drivers)

It seems that a recent update to the ATI graphics stack has created some problems for me. I had originally tried to get Arch Linux running on my machine, but encountered issues with huge graphics ...
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How can I downgrade Protocol buffer

I need to install Protocol Buffer 2.4, but I happened to have installed 2.6 already. How can I downgrade? Thank you in advance!
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Upgraded to 16.04 without taking attention [duplicate]

It seems to be strange, but it happened; I've upgraded my system to the latest unstable release 16.04. I'm not able to access unity desktop. However, I was able to launch gnome shell desktop using ...
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How to downgrade Java version 1.6.0_36 to 1.6

I am trying to compile the Android source code version 4.2 in my Ubuntu 14.04. The compilation step is unsuccessful throwing following in terminal. Your version is: java version "1.6.0_36". The ...
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Downgrade form ubuntu 14.04.3 to 14.04.1

I had previously installed Ubuntu 14.04.1, but accidentally I updated it through software updater to Ubuntu 14.04.3. After getting the upgraded LTS, I am facing issues with system like frequent ...
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Downgrade xorg-server

According to this bug report, intel-virtual-output encounter some difficulties with xorg-server version 1.17.1: david@david-ubuntu:~$ intel-virtual-output XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource ...
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How do I find all packages which are manually downgraded

Long time ago I downgraded some packages to make my wifi working more stable on toshiba notebook. Now I would like to get the system upgraded to ppa versions. I remember which packages they were ...
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Can I revert back to 14+ from 15 on an old machine?

So many problems with the new release, my reps and system is fighting them like a virus? Using Lubuntu 15.04 2g cpu with 1027 mem I know it is slow but still makes no sense why it takes so long to ...
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Full downgrade from 14.04.3 lts-vivid stack to standard 14.04 lts stack

the issue is well represented by the title. How can I completely revert the 14.04.3 lts-vivid stack (3.19 kernel + updated graphics stack) to the standard 14.04.0/1 trusty stack? I know that the most ...
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downgrade gedit from 3.10 to 3.6

I am on ubuntu 14.04 and gedit 3.10 In a previous post I asked why zencoding plugin did not work on my version of gedit. But now I realized that from this list for 3.8 ~ 3.10 zencoding is not ...
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How to install previous Firefox version?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I use the Perapera Chinese add-on for Firefox. It worked up to version 39, but now in version 40 it just stopped working. So I tried to downgrade to version 39 following ...
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GNOME is gone. How to fix?

I have had this issue for a few weeks. I use Ubuntu 14.04. I love GNOME and decided to upgrade to 3.12. Then I later decided to downgrade to 3.10, using ppa-purge. I ran sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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How to roll-back or downgrade kernel on 14.04 (re: Wine stopped working)?

With a recent update (I'm on 14.04 LTS), Wine suddenly stopped working. It turns out this has already been reported at WineHQ where the related bug reports are linked. The advice there is to ...
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Downgrade from PHP 5.6 to 5.5 [duplicate]

I need to downgrade my PHP from 5.6 to 5.5 Here is what I've done so far sudo aptitude purge `dpkg -l | grep php| awk '{print $2}' |tr "\n" " "` Then sudo apt-get install python-software-...
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Apt doesn't want to install an older version of package

I'm building a debian package from the source code. The package has, among the others, the following dependency (part of debian/control): libswarm-dev (>= 0.6.1.0), libswarm-dev (<< 0.7), ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu Vivid to 14.04

I am now running Ubuntu 15.04 latest version on my Dell laptop(Inspiron 15R). I find this version almost unstable, and not really good for my work. I want to downgrade this version to 14.04. How ...
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How can I change from Ubuntu 15.04 Daily Build to stable?

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 Daily Build and I would like to change my system so that it is stable. I imagine this could involve downgrading some packages. How can I go about doing this?
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Can I downgrade the kernel on Ubuntu 14.04.2?

I have an application that works fine on 14.04.1 but does not work fine on 14.04.2. I found a bug report that indicates the newer kernel in 14.04.2 is the source of this issue. Is possible to ...
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How to downgrade from ubuntu 15 to ubuntu 14 to escape systemd? [duplicate]

Is it possible to downgrade from ubuntu 15 to ubuntu 14? We would like to stay on 14 until we have decided on a distro to replace ubuntu that does not use systemd. How is that done?
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Fail to boot after downgrading from ubuntu 15.10 to 14.04lts

I can see only "Reboot and select proper device" on laptop startup. Here is my partition configs http://paste.ubuntu.com/10963438/ My laptop model is asus x553m. I need your help!
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How to downgrade svn working copy with svn version?

I have downgrade my svn from version 1.8 to 1.7.9. Now When i type command like: svn info svn up or any other commands it give an error that: svn: E155021: This client is too old to work with the ...
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How can i downgrade a package installed from source?

i installed glib2.42 from source but that's creating a problem for me. So i tried to downgrade it running make uninstall and installed glib2.28 afterwards. But now when i try to build a software using ...
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How to force apt-get to skip a package version

There is an excellent answer here on how to downgrade a package, but I would like to know how to force apt-get and Software Updater to skip a version. For example, the current release of Firefox is ...