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Downgrading 64bit to 32bit [duplicate]

Is it possible to downgrade from 14.04.1 64-bit to 32-bit as an old PC is having real trouble running 64-bit.
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Lost my extensions for Cinnamon by accidentally upgrading to 2.4.5 any easy fix?

So I'm running 14.04 and using Cinnamon I loved it until somehow an apt-get upgrade or something caused Cinnamon to crash every time it loaded. I did a dist-upgrade which removed Cinnamon. Then I re-...
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Replacing (not upgrading) Ubuntu 12.04.5 with 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a new laptop. I have dual booted it with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu by installing Ubuntu 12.04.5. I don't have any data on the Ubuntu side and can format it. I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04.5 ...
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Downgrade PHP from 5.5.9 to 5.2.4

I want to downgrade PHP for testing purpose. How i can safely do it? I have Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty
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Downgrading hostapd didn't help!

I was searching through the forums to find a solution for the ap-hotspot error - the one that hangs at Starting wireless hotspot... By now I've tried several solutions including downgrading hostapd ...
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how to downgrade related packages together?

Related Question : downgrade a package The situation is a bit different, I have a group of packages say aaa-*.deb which was involved in the down grade. obviously I don't want to deal with them one ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, but now I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 along with Ubuntu 14.04 Is it possible to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Ubuntu 14.04?
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How to downgrade HWE?

I was running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and was accepting all suggested upgrades. About a week ago I was prompted to upgrade the Hardware Enablement Stack because it was going out of support. So I did and I ...
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Downgrade all external packages to the official ones

Let's say I installed bunch of packages from external PPA repositories and they modified or replaced the existing default packages in the system. Assume that then I remove those PPAs from the apt-...
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OpenSSL getting rollback automatically to default version in Ubuntu 12.04.4

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 on my machine and it got heartBleed version of OpenSSL 1.0.1. So I uninstalled OpenSSL 1.0.1 and install new 1.0.1h version by refering this link. I have applied patch ...
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Downgrade from 14.04.4 to 14.04.1 [closed]

So yesterday (2014-07-27) I upgraded my machines from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, thinking the 14.04.1 point-release is out. sudo do-release-upgrade Didn't show a new release so I did sudo do-release-...
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14.04 - Old Firefox Version won't install, can't use profile manager

I'm new to Ubuntu. (14.04) Firefox comes default as version 31.x, but I need to use 29.0.1. I've tried following multiple instructions, whereby copying an old firefox (old v29) to the usr/bin ...
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how to downgrade GDB 7.6.1 to GDB 6.8? [closed]

I am using linux (ubuntu 13.10) for openfoam(free ware) which calculate the fluid motion. Openfoam program is really uncomfortable to use, they even provide debug :) So to me, I need to use GDB for ...
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Downgrading libxml2 on 12.04

For some reason, on one of the servers that we have in our network running Ubuntu Server 12.04, the version of libxml2 is 2.8.0 (which is the one from Ubuntu 12.10). This creates some issues, ...
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How to downgrade Firefox from 30 to 28?

I've accidentally sudo apt-get upgrade (while c/p-ing instructions to do something and failing to notice that it isn't sudo apt-get update) and it upgraded Firefox from 28 to 30. Now my menus are ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 12.04 kernel to 2.6.x

I currently have the most up-to-date kernel (Linux user-desktop 3.2.0-67-generic #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:46:11 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) of Ubuntu 12.04 on my x86_64 computer, but ...
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How to downgrade PHP from 5.5.9 to 5.4 in Ubuntu 14.04 (Installed with LAMP)

I need to downgrade my PHP version from 5.5.9 to 5.4 (using Ubuntu 14.04), because I have a code that's using mySQL (which is deprecated in 5.5.9), and I cannot change that code. Is there a way to do ...
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How do I downgrade php5.5.3 to 5.4?

I am trying to downgrade php from 5.5.3 to 5.4. I tried to find a 5.4 version using aptitude versions php5-common Package php5-common: p A 5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2 saucy ...
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texinfo downgrade

Can anyone help me with downgrading a texinfo package from version > 5 to 4.13? This version comes with ubuntu 13.04 or higher and I urgently need 4.13 version. I've found this .patch files but don't ...
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Apache Ant downgrade

I need Apache Ant 1.8 on my Ubuntu 14. But there is only one version available: $ apt-cache madison ant ant | 1.9.3-2build1 | http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/main amd64 Packages ...
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how do I downgrade google chrome?

Presumably after an update, google chrome has very serious problems with page rendering. I want to downgrade it. (Switching to vmlinuz.old and initrd.img.old did not help). $ apt-cache policy google-...
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Downgrade from 14.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

Is there any easier/different way to downgrade from 14.10 to 14.04 other than USB? I know it's a developmental branch which may make things different, but they want 14.04 now (LTS). A lot of data is ...
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PHP 5.1.6 on Ubuntu

I want to install PHP 5.1.6 on Ubuntu in order to work on legacy PHP application. How can I install PHP 5.1.6 on Ubuntu. I have tried to install 11.10 and followed many online resources to get it ...
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Is there a way to downgrade or upgrade Samba in Trusty?

Logged a bug here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/samba/+bug/1318840 "Excel Mac open files as read-only on Samba 4.1.6-ubuntu" We didn't have this problem in Precise. I'd either like to: ...
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Downgrade from 14.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

I recently installed version 14.04 on ubuntu laptop and sadly regretted it. Is it possible to downgrade back to 12.04 and if so, how? Thanks
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How to downgrade from 64-bit to 32-bit

I have a 2gb chromebook with 64-bit ubuntu 12.04 and it runs extremly slow and often crashes so how to I downgrade it to 32-bit or is their another solution?
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Downgrade PHP Version from 5.5 to 5.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

First time I've ever needed to ask a question here that I don't think has already been answered. I've recently been working on transferring over a vBulletin site I run to a new server. Thinking that ...
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Removing Ubuntu 14.04 and re-install 12.04?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS and realised that it is simply not right for this particular computer (I do still plan to use 14.04 with my newer machines). I wish to completely ...
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I need downgrade from Subversion 1.8 to subversion 1.7

I've upgraded system from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS Now I need downgrade from Subversion 1.8 to Subversion 1.7, because formats 1.7 vs 1.8 are different and I can not access to svn repo of my team. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 asks to downgrade packages?

I'm new to ubuntu, so please excuse any naive questions. After a fresh install of 14.04, I was adding apps from the Software Center, but most of them continued to fail because "Package Dependencies ...
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Is there a way to downgrade Ubuntu without losing any files? [duplicate]

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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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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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? [duplicate]

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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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.