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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 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 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 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, ...
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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 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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How can I remove new kernel versions after downgrading?

i have some problem. First i upgraded ubuntu to 12.04 and all of packages. But after that i have a lot of problems so i decided to downgrade to 11.10. After i did that i have two kernels 3.2.x and ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 do I downgrade kernel on 12.10?

I did a fresh installation of Ubuntun 12.10 (kernel v3.5.0.21-generic, 64 bit, US English) on my computer after downloading the ISO from Ubuntu.com. In order for one of my installed programs to work, ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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?