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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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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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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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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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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 from 13.04 to 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I am new to Ubuntu and had a update pop up and said yes without looking at it and now I am at 13.04. I don't have any ...
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How do I downgrade libglib2? (from glib 2.31 to 2.30?)

EDIT: NEW FORMULATION OF THE QUESTION I have the wrong version of libglib2 installed. I had some experimental repo that broke everything. From this source, https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/...
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How to downgrade user permissions on a java app after opening port 80/443

I'm a Java developer writing a web app (Jetty server). Are there any guides out there are how I might downgrade user permissions using Java? Most native Linux apps will start as root, open root-...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How to downgrade Raring Ringtail back to Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I've just updated my Ubuntu 12.04 up to Raring Ringtail Daily Build, and now I wanna get back my Precise. I found out that I can't use ATI legacy drivers because of version of kernel and X-Server ...
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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 without ...
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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 use ...
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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 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 do I downgrade to 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu 11.10 to 11.04? I worked with Ubuntu 11.04 very well. Then I was promted to upgrade to 11.10 which I did. But 11.10 does not work for me. The system ...
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How to migrate from Ubuntu 11.04 to 10.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? (GNOME) I must migrate from Ubuntu 11.04 32bit to Ubuntu 10.04 32bit. What are my choices? I'm thinking about a clean install,...
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How can I install a previous version of xserver-xorg-video-intel?

I am suffering from a xorg/Intel bug (specifically S-Video related: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/763688). This cropped up when I upgraded from Maverick to ...
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Can I downgrade from 11.04 to 8.04 without reformating [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I have seen videos of people downgradiing other versions before but when I tried it on a laptop with 11.04 it failed and I ...
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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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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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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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How to downgrade Ubuntu after 12.10 issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I installed 12.10 removing Windows XP on a Netbook. The installation was successfully but the system is working too slow. I ...
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How to downgrade the gnome terminal

I want to downgrade the gnome-terminal from 3.10.2 to 3.6.2, like in How to downgrade packages on Ubuntu? I tried using synaptic but without success and I don't think it's as easy as with any other ...
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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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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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The latest kernel update broke my Macbook Air; how can I fix it?

I installed 12.10 on my 11-inch mid-'11 Air without a hitch. I removed Unity and installed Cinnamon in its place. I purged every Unity-related package from the system. Today, the kernel updated and ...
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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 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

It seems that I have been affected by power regression bug. I am using Ubuntu 11.10. I want to know is there any harm in downgrading to a kernel that does not have this bug. How to downgrade the ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I install an old version of a package?

I played a game called SuperTuxKart (and still do) when I had Ubuntu 10.04 installed. The version was 0.6.2. Now I am on Ubuntu 14.04, and I have SuperTuxKart 0.8.1 installed. I was wondering if there ...