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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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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 a ...
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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 you ...
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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 10....
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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 didn'...
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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 partitions ...
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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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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?
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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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How do I export banshee library settings to another machine?

I am trying to downgrade my distro. The thing is, I have spent some few hours organising my music library and I do not want to lose my database. I have checked 'write meta data to files'. And so, my ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to older release (8.10) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? Is it possible to preform a full downgrade (not a reinstall) of Ubuntu? The reason is that I cannot get internet to work in a ...
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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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Downgrading from ubuntu 11.10 to 10.10, keeping installed programs

I recently upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04 then 11.10, and I'd like to revert back to 10.10. I understand that you cannot downgrade a version as easily as you can upgrade, and that I'll probably have to ...
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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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Can I downgrade compiz?

I'm just wondering if it is possible to downgrade compiz to maverick's version 0.8.6 like in natty? I have an ATI radeon mobile 3200/4330 dual GPU and the new compiz and even natty's compiz doesn't ...
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How to revert an update?

The latest xorg update was a big regression for me on a dual display setup. Is there a simple way to revert to the previous version? I'm on Lucid Lynx.
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Downgrade Firefox 7 to FF6

System: Ubuntu 10.04 For testing purposes I need to downgrade from FF7 to FF6. I'm aware of this answer: How to downgrade to Firefox 4 on 11.04 but my Synaptic Package Manager only offers me 7.01, 3....
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Downgrading the kernel version

Im on ubuntu 10.04. with kernel version 2.6.32-34. I need to downgrade the kernel version to 2.6.32.25. How do I do this? uname -a . Linux supermace 2.6.32-34-generic-pae #77-Ubuntu SMP Tue Sep 13 ...
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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 downgrade to an older Opera version?

I once installed Opera by adding their repository to my sources.list: deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free #Opera Since then I get regular updates via the usual "apt-get update &&...
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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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Gnome issues after downgrading from Gnome 3

I followed this post on AU and then downgraded back to 2.32. Then I followed a tip in a post asking me to add the gnome3 PPA to install a package dconf-settings-backend because my settings weren't ...
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Downgrade PHP to PHP5.2?

I want to install PHP 5.2 in Ubuntu 11.04 , I had some script that did that thing good but only on Ubuntu 9, anyone has a script / instructions how to do it?
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I need Mercurial 1.8.x back

I'm getting Mercurial from this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~mercurial-ppa/+archive/releases/+packages?field.name_filter=mercurial&field.status_filter=&field.series_filter= The Eclipse plugin ...
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Unable to run Sakis3g after downgrading to gnome 2?

After downgrading to Gnome 2 from Gnome 3 in Ubuntu 11.04 I was unable to run sakis3g. Whenever I run it nothing open up. Yes I have checked to execute the script in permissions. I was able to open it ...
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downgrade ppa packages to versions available at a previous point in time

The backstory is that the normal Intel GPU drivers don't do the various OpenGL extensions that my hobby coding and some games want. So I have to install xorg-edgers and then its happy. However, last ...
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How do I downgrade a package?

I just upgraded to Firefox 5 to find out that Selenium does not work on it. I'd like to downgrade to Firefox 4 but haven't found a way to do this. How do you downgrade to Firefox 4 on 11.04? Thanks ...
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How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version?

I just installed a new version of Ubuntu and I want to roll it back to the previous version. How can I do that? Is that even possible?
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Any way to downgrade Ubuntu One recent updates?

Im running the Ubuntu One nightlies PPA on my 10.10 Meerkat installation. It works great on my home desktop and on my laptop, but at work I did an update the other day that updated the Ubuntu One ...
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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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How to go from 11.04 to 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? Ok, so I was running fine on 10.04 then I thought "why not upgrade to 11.04" So I did and a some bad stuff happened. Once I ...
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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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How can I “downgrade” gstreamer?

I use Ubuntu 10.04. Ever since I updated gstreamer, Movie Player doesn't work properly anymore and neither does Rhythmbox. How can I keep using the previous version of gstreamer that worked?
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How do I downgrade to a kernel version that I have previously uninstalled

I am running kernel version: 2.6.35-27-generic I want kernel version: 2.6.35-22-generic OR 2.6.35-25-generic I have previously uninstalled both of the previous. A few scripts that I forgot to test (...
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How to downgrade gcc from 4.4.4 to 4.2.1?

The newest Ubuntu (10.10) has gcc version 4.4.4, but I need 4.2.1 for compilation issues. The library that I'm using requires me to use 4.2.1. How can I downgrade the gcc to a specific version?
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How to install an older version of Java

I updated my installation of the sun-java6-jdk package today to version 6.24-1build0.10.10.1 after being prompted by the update manager. However this now causes some compilation failures so I'd like ...
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How can I roll back xserver-xorg-core and xserver-common? [duplicate]

A recent update to Xorg broke my desktop, which now looks like this: In short, the desktop background is not updating on the secondary display. (And if there is no secondary display, the primary ...
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How to downgrade gtk+2.0 package to workaround bug #693758?

As it seems that I've been hit by the bug #693758 I am willing to downgrade gtk+.2.0 from 2.23.3 to 2.23.2. But it seems that I have no package with such a name in my system :-( how do I downgrade it ...