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Ubuntu 13.10 Very Big Issue

About a minute after logging into my PC, after installing 13.10 Saucy Salamander from Precise Pangolin, I am unable to click on any window, or move any window, or click on anything in any window, or ...
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Is there a way to downgrade Ubuntu without losing any files?

I want to downgrade ubuntu 13.10 to ubuntu 12.04 LTS without losing the installed apps and my files in the ubuntu folders.
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Is there a way to install a package available in Ubuntu Karmic on Ubuntu Precise Pangolin?

I want to install gfortran-4.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). But the only versions available in repositories are 4.4.7, 4.5 and 4.6. However gfortran-4.4.1 can be easily installed via apt-get ...
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Downgrade php5-sybase using apt-get

I'm trying to downgrade php5-sybase on a Turnkey Linux VM to avoid this bug in version 5.4.4-14+deb7u7. I've tried: apt-get install php5-sybase=5.4.4-14+deb7u2 but get Version 5.4.4-14+deb7u2 ...
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How to downgrade to a specific PPA version of LibreOffice?

Since 2012 I have been using LibreOffice provided by this PPA. But yesterday, I made an upgrade which contains a bug that messes with all my Sheets. While I wait for a fix, I want to downgrade from ...
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Install unity 7.1.2 in ubuntu 12.04, is possible?

I have upgraded Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. I like very more the default unity interface. The command unity --version return unity 7.1.2. The problem in Ubuntu 13.10 is than I give errors on installation ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10: How to downgrade kernel

Ubuntu Server 13.10 appears to be very unstable, I got random crashes of the system with no apparent reason and nothing is showing in syslog. This is screenshot from the console when the crash ...
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How can I downgrade packages without removing their dependants?

I have a number of mesa packages that I had upgraded to a PPA version, before purging the PPA so I could upgrade my system. The differences in the versions are minor (they are technically the same, ...
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How to downgrade a package using dpkg

I want to downgrade some packages. I search and find How to downgrade packages on Ubuntu? and this Need to downgrade a package with many dependents and this How to Downgrade a Package via apt-get?. ...
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Downgrade gnome 3.10 to gnome 3.8?

I found some problems with gnome 3.10, so I want to downgrade to the 3.8. My ubuntu versio is 13.10.
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How to downgrade the Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 24.2.0 and Ubuntu 13.10. I want to downgrade to the Thunderbird Version 17.0.11esr. http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/organizations/all-esr.html How can I do this? ...
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issue with installing php 5.4.9 with apt

I used a script for downgrade php from php 5.4 to php 5.3 it workded.Now i want to upgrade my php to php 5.4.9 with synaptic form Package->Force Version when i want to apply the chanes it gives me ...
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How can I revert from 13.10 to 12.04?

I upgraded my distro from 12.04 to 13.10, but it seems to have crashed my machine. I'm dual-booting, and grub is okay - but my desktop appears with errors. I can't shut down properly, because the ...
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I want to install 12.04 instead of 13.10, what should I do?

I run Ubuntu 13.10 but I think it doesn't work properly. I’m facing problems, being unable to listen to the music and watch movies, I either can't use Internet. Machine looks connected, but when ...
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Remove Ubuntu to downgrade [duplicate]

I'm trying to remove ubuntu so I can downgrade to a more stable release (I grabbed the latest one, it's crashtacular but I really like it when it works). It's a single boot system. I have the USB key ...
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Install/Downgrade kernel to v3.5.5 on Ubuntu 13.04

I've been looking around the internet for a solution to downgrade the kernel from 3.8 to 3.5.5 since I've got the AMD/Ati Radeon Mobility HD 5600 graphic card on my machine. This video card in ...
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Downgrade Ubunutu from 12.04.3 to 12.04.2

How do I Downgrade Ubuntu from 12.04.3 to 12.04.2. I am doing this because having issues with my graphics drivers and screen goes blank some times. Seems like downgrading 12.04.3 to 12.04.2 & ...
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why there is difference between psql -version output and the psql version connected to my application? how can I resolve this

I am building up a rails application that I cloned from my friend. I am using Ubuntu 13.10, rails 3.2.14. I am using a postgresql database and when I try to run rake db:migrate it gives me some error ...
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How to reset the channels and get back to the stable release

I am unable to update, and add repos. I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, but it now says I am using the developmental trusty channels, and I need some advice on how to reset the channels and get back to the ...
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downgrade php5 5.5.3 to php5 5.3 in ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded to ubuntu 13.10.. I was working on a project that uses php 5.3 and now phpmyadmin is not working and when i try to open a page i see a ton of warning and the sign in page doesnt sign ...
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practical to upgrade kernel but not version?

Before 13.10 came out, I tried it, and I frequently had errors, so I'm afraid to upgrade. I've had to go further into Ubuntu than I thought I would to get it working well with all drivers and sparse ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 upgraded from 13.04 issues

The keyboard stopped working after a while, I started using 13.04 again VIA USB because I am waiting for the keyboard issues that 13.10 has to get an update. 13.04 had tons of issues I didn't care ...
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Need to downgrade a package with many dependents

In order to get a working low-power video card setup I decided to use a custom xserver from Andrikos:ppa. It worked well, but when the official release caught up to the bug fixes I dried to drop the ...
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How to downgrde from 13.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

My machine has installed with Ubuntu 13.04 version, but i want to downgrade my OS with Ubuntu 12.04. my machine has only one OS, that is Ubuntu 13.04. How can i downgrade my machine OS to Ubuntu ...
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Adding update source for 3.5 Kernel under Ubuntu 13.04

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 but have had to downgrade Kernel to 3.5 series because of this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/+bug/1104476 How do I enable updates of the 3.5 ...
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Downgrade to LTS version, preserving /home partition: Should I expect this to work?

Specifically, I'm installing Kubuntu 12.04 over 13.04. And in fact I've already done it, and it seems to have at least mostly worked, but I'm wondering whether this one anomaly is likely to be ...
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Need help with USB flash drives

I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.04 and have been experiencing many problems with USB flash drives since (mounting trouble). No problems occurred using 12.04. I have no data on this computer, so if need be ...
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how can i downgrade from 12.04.3 kernel and it's xservers to 12.04.2 ones?

Hi how can i get back (downgrade) from 12.04.3 kernel and it's xservers to 12.04.2 ones? i have some problems with 12.04.3 kernel and want to downgrade.
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Does anyone know how to downgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I don't like 13.04 and want to downgrade to 12.04. Anyone, please tell how?
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64-bit libcrypto issues - What to do?

I understand there's an issue with Debian libcrypto 64 (ref http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=705218). This is causing many headaches for me. I get that eventually it will be fixed, but ...
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what is the right way to downgrade kernel

I decide to downgrade kernel version due to unsolvable problem with wifi. Ubuntu version is 12.10, kernel version is 3.5. In http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/kernel/ I found the previous kernel ...
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How to install NetBeans 6.9 on Ubuntu 12.04?

On Ubuntu 12.04, I tried to install NetBeans 6.9.1. But it doesn't install, and NetBeans 7 is installed instead. How can I downgrade the NetBeans version?
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How to use a old version of Unity in newer versions of Ubuntu?

How can I use the older version of unity (4.03) found in ubuntu 11.10 on Ubuntu 13.04? I understand that the new unity (7) has more improvements, but I just prefer the one in Ubuntu 11.10. Is it ...
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What Libre Office PPAs are available?

I think that I have to downgrade from LibreOffice 4.1.0.4 because of the bug in the time display. My previous version was 3.5.4. Is the 3.5.4 PPA still available? Do any of the versions between ...
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Ubuntu Server Install Old Version of Firefox

What is the best way to go back a version of Firefox on Ubuntu server. This is a server without a GUI so command line is the only thing that can be used. Also once you install that old version how do ...
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Downgrading From Ubuntu 13.04 To Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I Upgraded My Ubuntu From 12.10 to 13.04 . It Was Fine First But Now Getting Errors . Error 1: No Desktop Picture . I get The Boot Screen Or Blank Black Screen As Desktop Wallpaper. Error 2: The ...
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How to be warned when downgrading a package will break a depender

When I want to install a package, but that package depends on a package version older than what is installed on my system, how can I determine whether downgrading the package will break any other ...
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How to install firefox 20 in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Firefox version 21, but it is too slow and many a time hangs the system. I want to downgrade my Firefox to version 20. Please tell me how to install through ppa repository or other ...
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Can I install an older version of ubuntu over a new one? [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 12.04 lts on my old cpu and it just dosen't run right (lags, and other bugs)So I'm wondering if installing an old version of ubuntu on a cpu with a newer version is possible? Like ...
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Downgrade a bunch of packages

Maybe you have installed packages from a PPA or an external source (e.g. downloaded a .deb for a package that is available through the Ubuntu repos.). Then you decide to drop these upgraded versions ...
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How do you downgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I've been having trouble with gaming for awhile now and a lots of commands that look like it might fix the problems might help are for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. So how do you downgrade?
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Downgraded Nautilus to 3.4, Wallpaper in Greeter won't update

I did some research and it says the /var/lib/AccountsService/user/ is updated by Nautilus instead of gnome-settings. I recently downgraded to Nautilus 3.4 instead of 3.6, and it is no longer doing ...
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How to downgrade from LibreOffice 4.0 to 3.6?

How to "properly" downgrade LibreOffice versions deals with a downgrade from 3.5 to 3.4.*. Is there any way to nicely downgrade LibreOffice 4.0 to 3.6? The latter is not in the package ...
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How change from devel to stable version of ubuntu [duplicate]

Well, i had a bad day and i don't know how i thought that was a good idea launch this command to upgrade ubuntu. do-release-upgrade -d Yes, with '-d' and now i have a unstable version 13.10 of ...
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how can i go back to 12.04 from 12.10 in a dual boot pc? [duplicate]

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 and I have a lot of issues i.e. mouse doesn't respond . Is there a way to go back to previous state with the 12.04 DVD or I have to erase everything and re-install?
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How to downgrade packages on Ubuntu?

Update Manager keeps packages at the latest version, but occasionally a new package version may not work as expected or properly. How to downgrade an installed package and lock it at a specific ...
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how to downgrade kernel image using usb stick (live usb)?

is there a way to downgrade kernel on main ubuntu OS using live USB? thanx i read this: How to downgrade the Kernel on 11.10 , but it seems i need to have access to the OS, while in my case i cannot ...
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Is it safe to downgrade libgl1-mesa-glx?

I am trying to install qt-sdk but get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: qt-sdk : Depends: libqt4-opengl-dev but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to ...
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How to downgrade Broadcom wireless drivers bcmwl-kernel-source?

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit, my wifi is now misbehaving. It seems to lose Internet connectivity from time to time, so this results in, for example, the web browser stops loading sites ...
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How to uninstall Intel Linux Graphics Installer and revert to default drivers

Recently Intel released their opensource driver tool (https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/2013/intel-linux-graphics-installer) which auto-selects the right drivers for your intel chipset (in my ...