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Downgrading Transmission

I am registered in one of the private torrent sites and according to the site rules, some torrent clients are allowed, others are banned. They happen to recommend the torrent client Transmission ...
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How to build a particular version of gcc (4.5.1)?

In my office we have gcc-4.5.1, with that version my c++ project works fine. If I compile the same project at home with Ubuntu 12.04 with gcc-4.6, I have lot of errors and I couldn't compile at all. ...
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Uninstall ubuntu 12.04 and install 11.04

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu. I have been using it as a dual boot on one laptop with ubuntu 11.04 I believe. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 on my good laptop as a dual boot and it is really slow. I have plenty ...
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How to install a older version of package like liquid 2.2.2?

I'd like install liquid 2.2.2 for jekyll. However, the latest version of jekyll is 2.3.0. How to install a older version of package like liquid 2.2.2 in Ubuntu 12.10?
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How do I downgrade to Subversion 1.6?

I'm trying to downgrade subversion to 1.6 from 1.7, doing sudo apt-get install subversion=1.6.17dfsg-3ubuntu3 does not seem to work, any idea on how to do this without breaking half the instalation? ...
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How to install old AMD Catalyst 12.4 drivers on Ubuntu 12.10?

I have an ATi Radeon HD 3650 AGP, which does not support 12.8 and 12.9 drivers. The latest supported version is 12.4, but Catalyst 12.4 does not support Ubuntu 12.10. How can I downgrade to 12.4 or ...
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How can I downgrade Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I have recently updated my Ubuntu install from 10.04 to 12.04, However 10.04 is much faster how can I retrieve 10.04 ...
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How can I downgrade a system that accidentally had backports installed?

I installed a fresh Ubuntu system. Somehow - possibly through my own error - the backports repository got enabled. Then I did several upgrades. I noticed that this happened when networking suddenly ...
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Is it safe to downgrade X?

I have an old graphics-card which needs the nvidia-96 drivers. But the drivers need xorg-video-abi-10 to be installed, and my version of Ubuntu (Precise) has (i think) an newer version, because that ...
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How can I ensure I am running the current stock kernel?

At some point, I installed a new kernel, for no particular purpose but to try. I am having some problems, and would like to ensure that they are not caused by the kernel I installed. How can I ...
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How do I downgrade Nautilus 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.10 to Nautilus 3.4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I dislike the new Nautilus. How do I downgrade it? For those who wonder why I don't just ...
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How to use a driver for Ubuntu with a higher kernel version(2.6.36) on ubuntu with lower kernel version (2.6.30))

I want to use EASYCAP on my Ubuntu(kernel version 2.6.30). The problem is that ,the drivers for EASYCAP are included in kernel version 2.6.36 and higher. I have extracted all the files corresponding ...
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How do I re-install 11.10 and wipe out 12.04?

I have had nothing but problems with 12.04 and want to return to 11.04. I do not want to try to fix it at this time and want to go back to what worked well for me. Can someone point me to the ...
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How to upgrade/downgrade from 12.04 to 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? Now this might sound stupid, but coming from 12.04 I would like to upgrade/downgrade to 11.10. I can't do a fresh install ...
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Can I downgrade X in 12.04? [closed]

Is it possible to successfully downgrade X to 1.10.99.* or earlier in 12.04? I have tried with Synaptic->Package->Force Version, but it only shows me two versions of 1.11.4. Downgrading would ...
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How do I stop update manager trying to downgrade my 3.4 kernel to 3.2?

I installed the 3.4 kernel for hardware support reasons, and everything is working swimmingly.. but UpdateManager keeps prompting me to install the 3.2 kernel again. Is there a way to stop it doing ...
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Need Ubuntu 11.10 download link

I've been trying to install oracle 11gR2 in Ubuntu 12.04 and am encountering lots of errors, but this hasn't happened in the case of Ubuntu 11.10. Currently I am trying to download Ubuntu 11.10 but I ...
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Downgrading nVidia driver problem

I have been experiencing the bug mentioned here. People have reported downgrading their driver to 290.10 prevented the issue for them so I tried this but I am not sure whether I have installed the ...
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How to downgrade Compiz to 0.8.6 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is there a safe way to downgrade Compiz to 0.8.6 in Ubuntu 12.04? I don't want to use Unity anymore and due to bug #862430 and bug #933776 Compiz is unusable for me. I would appreciate any ...
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How can I downgrade a PPA package to the official version?

I have ppa:cr3/ppa in my sources list. It upgrades my checkbox, checkbox-gtk, and checkbox-qt packages to version 0.14~ppa6.12.04. And now I have problems with updating my system, and sometimes ...
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How to downgrade Oracle Java 7 to Java 6?

I recently changed my Wubi install into a full install, which runs a lot smoother than Wubi. I had to re-install all my stuff, because I did it the lazy-man's way, and after reinstalling Java, I ...
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reinstall previous version on dual boot system

So, I tried to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 on a dual boot system but Ubuntu will not load. I then tried to boot from a USB stick with "start-up disc creator" and a 12.04 iso image(BIOS set to boot ...
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How to downgrade WINE?

Some Windows applications work better under an older version of WINE. From time to time it is even necessary to use a previous WINE version in order to get an application to start. However, the ...
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How to downgrade Xorg-server package to Ubuntu 11.10 version in 12.04 [closed]

After upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04(LTS) x64 on my HP 6550 laptop, I'm I faced with graphical bug in xorg-server-intel. I've tried to install lower version but system said me that certain version not ...
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How to install keryx?

How to install keryx in ubuntu 12.04? knowing that keryx1.0 needs python <2.7 and ubuntu 12.04 has python2.7.3 so what could i do either to downgrade python or installing keryx bas some way. Also ...
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How to Downgrade a Package via apt-get?

How to downgrade a package to an older version via apt-get?! Another tools are also accepted but apt-get is preferred.
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How to re-install GIMP 2.6 after trying GIMP 2.8?

Ok... I tried GIMP 2.8, but felt more comfortable with 2.6. I removed the PPA's from Ubuntu Software Centre, removed and purged GIMP, and even rm the .gimp-2.8 folder. But when I go to install GIMP ...
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How to downgrade VLC 2.0.1 to 1.1.x?

I haven't added any VLC PPA's and I have no clue how to solve this problem. If it's not possible to downgrade VLC, Running VLC in a portable mode is sufficient for me. I need the older version only ...
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How do I downgrade nvidia drivers in 12.04?

I am experiencing a problem described in this topic, which I now suspect is due to a bug in the 295.40 version of the nvidia drivers. Are there any builds available for Ubuntu 12.04 precise based on ...
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Correct way to downgrade Samba package

I am running Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS and I have installed and configured Samba 3.4.7 from the repository. What is the correct way to completely and cleanly uninstall this version so that I can ...
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How to downgrade kernel image?

Recently I updated my linux kernel from 3.0.0-17 to 3.0.0-18. And now chromium keeps giving me a segmentation fault and so does ubuntu-bug and even nautilus. Now I want to downgrade back to 3.0.0-17 ...
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How do I downgrade Thunderbird (or get a working version of Lightning)

Could somebody please tell me how to roll Thunderbird back to 11.x, or get a working version of Lightning (which claims it is incompatible with 12.0). I'm currently not able to view my calendar :(
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How to downgrade from PHP 5.4 to 5.3

Recently I upgraded PHP to 5.4, but it seems to be failing on me because APC isn't working with it, however this gave me no choice but to downgrade to 5.3, how can I do this? I executed apt-get ...
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Downgrade to 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I'm on 12.04 beta, and quite honestly, it's too buggy for me. Is there any way to downgrade to 11.10? I've read some ...
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GIMP 2.7.5 crashed theme and applications

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. I was using GIMP 2.6 from the repo but I read that GIMP 2.7 has merged windows, I wish I hadn't but I wondered it and added the following PPA: matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn After ...
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How to downgrade Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and, well, it was fun to test but right now I just want to downgrade to 11.10 again. Is there ...
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How can I remove new kernel versions after downgrading?

I upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04, all packages. But after that I encountered a lot of problems so I decided to downgrade to 11.10. After I did that I found I now have two kernels: 3.2.x and 3.0.x. I found ...
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How do I downgrade Firefox developer version to stable version on Ubuntu+1? [closed]

I want to downgrade to Firefox X stable from Y beta due to add-on incompatibilities. For example from Firefox 11 beta to Firefox 10 stable. How can I go to stable channel?
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how to downgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I do not like Ubuntu 10. I want lower version than Ubuntu 10, because before I upgraded it, it was better. And also, do ...
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Can I get off 11.10 and go back to 10.04?

I want to go back to an older Ubuntu but when I try to boot from a cd 11.10 somehow overrides and always boots up. I have tried from cd & usb stick.
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How to downgrade Flash from 11.x to 10.3

Ubuntu v11.10 Adobe stripped gpu hardware acceleration from flash 11 due to security concerns. That's great, but I'd like to the accelerated video that Flash 10.3 affords on my nettop. The problem ...
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Linux Kernel 3.0+ phased older systems out?

Like many others using Ubuntu and various other distributions, has the Linux kernel officially phased out certain systems? I'm using a HP 6700 AMD Turion 64 laptop that worked perfectly with Lucid ...
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Error while purging PPA from Unity 5.0 testing repository [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reinstall Unity? I installed Unity 5.0 to test it but I am having many problems with it, for example, the lenses don't work. But when I tried to downgrade, it ...
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downgrading ubuntu from 11.10 to 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I have windows 7 installed on my C drive, ubuntu 11.10 installed on my D drive and then there are couple of more ...
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How do I downgrade from 11.10 to 8.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I preferred Ubuntu 8.10 to Ubuntu 11.10. I would like to downgrade my computer, even if it means erasing all my files. Can ...
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How can I update application?

I had some problems with Ubuntu 11.10 (my PC is too old for it) and decided to downgrade to 10.04 LTS. Everything is fine except that all programs that are installed aren't up to date. For instance ...
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Downgrade from 11.10 to 10.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu 11.10 to 11.04? I installed Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) version in my Lenovo G-570 laptop but the wireless and Bluetooth were showing as disabled; after ...
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How to downgrade PHP from 5.3.x to 5.2.x

I need to downgrade my PHP to 5.2.x from 5.3.x Certain software I currently use requires it. I found all these link explaining how to do it but they no longer work because they show you how to use ...
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How do I remove Kernel 3.1 that I added via a PPA?

Is there a way to remove kernel 3.1 from Oneiric? I downloaded and upgraded to 3.1 with these instructions: Open the terminal and run these two commands for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of ...
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If I download Ubuntu 10.04, having 11.10, will my files be in in 10.04?

I want to download 10.04. I have 11.10, but it's really much slower than 10.04. So, my question is, if I download it from scratch, will my files from 11.10 still be there?