Versions are sequence-based states of softwares, usually, they increment based on significant changes like bug fixes, implementation of new functionality or changes in the existing program.

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How do I know whether I'm running a devel version of Ubuntu?

I have found this question: How can I find the version of Ubuntu that is installed? and so can find what version of Ubuntu I'm running. Now, it does not seem to say anything about a devel version. ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu version update from 14.04.02 to 14.04.03

I've installed Ubuntu version 14.04.02, After running software updater the version changed to 14.04.03 ... now some packages are not working. How to prevent Ubuntu version update from 14.04.02 to ...
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VPS with Ubuntu LTS 12.04 installed [closed]

I have a VPS server setup and running Ubuntu LTS 12.04 What I am trying to understand is how I can have a graphic interface using Ubuntu? I can access through Putty and there are no error messages ...
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Apache2 Latest stable

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS and I want to update my Apache version from 2.4.7 to the latest 2.4.16. do I need to add a different repository? $ sudo apt-get install apache2 Reading package ...
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Which version of ubuntu to use [closed]

What is the last stable version of Ubuntu? I have Intel Core i7 3770k processor 8 GB of RAM and 1 TB HDD so I guess I should not have any problems while running any of the versions but I am studying ...
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New to Ubuntu/Linux - Which distro should I install? [closed]

I'm switching over from Windows 7 to Ubuntu (basically because I want to try something new). I'm a basic user; I really only use my PC for iTunes, Web Browsing, some Steam gaming, and multimedia ...
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Which Ubuntu version [closed]

I wonder which Ubuntu release version I should use. My machine have to contain/run a hostapd wifi AP, an OpenVPN connexion, and LUKS encryption. That's all. I detail it if ever it can make sense in ...
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Specific version of library is not available

I have two ubuntu ec2 instances as below. Instance 1: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Instance 2: Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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How to version the PPA package for a new application?

I have a PPA set up to allow an application that I wrote to be installed by others. Currently, I have no plans for the application to be included in the official Ubuntu or Debian repos. I recently ...
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Problems running Ubuntu [closed]

When I try to boot in Ubuntu I get an error, to run it I try the Advanced options and I run it on a previous version. I guess it happened from something I installed and it crashed. How can I solve it? ...
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Problem on boot: Starting Version 219

After installing Ubuntu 15.04 when I start the system appears the message, which carries with it takes longer to boot. If anyone can help would be grateful. complement: Already tested the command: ...
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Will there be any problem to install two compilers on the same system?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.. Currently my gcc compiler is v5.1.. But now I need to use Matlab mex, which so far only supports gcc-4.7.*. Is it possible to install the gcc-4.7 compiler without reinstalling ...
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Could NOT find Qt4: Found unsuitable version “4.8.1” BUT i have version 5 installed?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and trying to run cmake. When I run the command: cmake ../src I get: CMake Error at /usr/local/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:108 (message): ...
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Why don't Ubuntu package version numbers match version numbers in the rest of the space?

Ubuntu version numbers don't match the rest of the space, and it's not clear why they don't or how they actually work. For instance, there's openSSL 1.0.1n and 1.0.1f-1ubuntu9.8 What's the ...
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Why does 3rd digit in Ubuntu kernel version not match 3rd digit in its mainline upstream kernel version number?

From the Ubuntu Kernel FAQ ( https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/FAQ ) : Given an Ubuntu kernel package version how do we find the release it is from? The kernel package version is of the following ...
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not getting version in menu [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on my system. As per your suggestion I have clicked on url and select country India but release version not showing 13.04 version. Please suggest the way ahead. Waiting ...
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ISO image for ubuntu server 14.04

I need an ISO image for ubuntu server 14.04 but apparently all the download links for it have been removed already. I tried looking everywhere for one but I can only find 14.04.1 and 14.04.2. Does ...
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How do I compare my openssl version with non-ubuntu openssl versions?

I have an ongoing problem where every time an openssl vulnerability is found, the announcement documentation tells me what versions of openssl are safe -- but ubuntu doesn't actually use the same ...
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Am I using in this moment Xubuntu Core?

Tell me please, am I using Xubuntu Core now? xpd@xpd:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty ...
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Ubuntu / linux latest version [duplicate]

I need to install ubuntu / linux in my laptop sony vaio i3 processor with 2gb ram and 500 gb hard disk, which version of ubuntu / linux is best supported & easy to install codecs
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Where can I get a list of all Ubuntu iso image volume ids, for current and past releases?

Is there an official list of all Ubuntu iso image volume ids, for current and past releases? I know that you can use the isoinfo command to get the volume id of a downloaded Live "CD" image. For ...
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libacsccid1_1.1.0-1~trusty1_armhf.deb or similar version for Ubuntu trusty 14.04

I have an NFC reader ACR1251U-A1, and I'm trying to install the driver for my NFC reader. In the folder that I have downloaded from the provider's website, there are only libacsccid1_1.1.0-1~trusty ...
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How to install gitg version 2.7 under 15.04? [duplicate]

I updated to Ubuntu 15.04. The shipped version of gitg is 3.15.1 - in Ubuntu 14.10 it was 2.7.3. I really like to install the old version again, since the new version is very inconvenient to handle. ...
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What version of Ubuntu is most efficient and stable as a small-scale server? [closed]

I have a fairly old desktop with a Pentium 4 and 1GB of RAM. I use it as a TeamSpeak server and to browse the web, not a lot of heavy-duty stuff, although I am considering building a website, in which ...
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Ubuntu Touch versions?

I understand Ubuntu Touch has different versions. Do they correspond to the regular desktop/server versions, i.e., will there be an Ubuntu Touch 15.04 next week too?
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Install Numpy on multple python version

I have installed the numpy module for Python 2.7. However I have three versions (2.4, 2.6 and 2.7) on my system and it has installed on 2.7 only. I presume this is the default python as this is the ...
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Can't update npm version EACCES --> npm update -g

I’m and trying to update my Node and npm version on the latest Ubuntu, but I’m stuck. I tried every solution I found on the Internet — changing permissions, complete uninstall and reinstall — but ...
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How do I find the path to the 32bit version of java on 64bit Linux?

I've installed a 32 bit version of java on my 64bit system to get Juniper VPN to work. What command line command will allow me to find the path to the 32 bit version of java?
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Which openstack version will be installed with juju?

I'm a newbie with MAAS and Juju, I'd like to know which openstack version will be installed with juju on MAAS ? Is it the latest version or can I choose my version ?
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Ubuntu version 32 or 64 bit? [duplicate]

I'm new here and I don't know which ubuntu version is better for my netbook ASUS Eee PC 1015PX. The 32 or 64 bit version. Procesor specs can be found here Thanks!
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How to install PHP 5.2.x on ubuntu 14.04?

I want to run a version specific code on php 5.2.x which I have tried by many ways but not got any successful attempt. Please let me know that how I can install PHP 5.2 on ubuntu 14.04
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“permisson denied” when I install JDK on Ubuntu

When I install jdk1.7.0-76 on Ubuntu, and input java -version on terminal, it turn out to be "permission denied" How can I handle this problem?
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What Ubuntu 14.04 version do I use on my Compaq?

wanting to install Ubuntu on a Compaq Presario sr2020nx what version do I use, it has a AMD Athlon processor, with a Nvidia Geoforce 6150le video card on mb.
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installation of linbox, fflas-ffpack version problems

I've run into a problem while installing the linbox library. The installation of this library requires the fflas-ffpack library version >= 20100 and < 20200, as is reported by ./configure (it ...
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Why am I still running kernel `3.16.0-28-generic` on 14.10 although I have -29- and -33- installed?

I just received another kernel update (3.16.0-33-generic) I installed with apt-get dist-upgrade. I rebooted and checked with uname -r which gave me the output 3.16.0-28-generic. I know from ...
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Wireless not working on old notebook

Running slacker 6.1 on old comp. Have Linksys WPC54GS netbook adapter (wireless) and can't find a driver to make it work. It used to work but I rebooted with a different Version. Can anyone help?
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Unable to set the right version of java on Ubuntu 14.10

I recently tried installing the most recent version of Oracle JDK (1.8) but somehow I'm unable to overwrite the current version of java being used by the system. I set the JAVA_HOME variable to point ...
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Installation of Older version QGIS2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 rather than QGIS2.8

I downloaded the qgis2.4 tarball from the qgis website, but it doesn’t follow the typical 3 steps of installation : ./configure make make install So I am stuck and unable to move forward. Could ...
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java -home , Unrecognized option: error to create java virtual machine

My Ubuntu was OK. After trying to install Hadoop, I get this error. Why? java -home Unrecognized option: -home Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine. Error: A fatal exception has ...
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Installation of both LibreOffice and OpenOffice on 14.10

As described in https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=89563, the newest version of LibreOffice Writer in Ubuntu 14.10 is limited by some bugs resp. restrictions concerning fonts' ...
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apt-get cannot install specific version listed in apt-cache policy

I'm trying to install a particular version of redis-server from a third-party repo using apt-get, that's listed in apt-cache policy, but cannot be installed. For example: $ apt-cache policy ...
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Use the manually installed PHP Version 5.3.29

I am working on a project now and the project requires me to use PHP 5.3.29. I have successfully installed PHP 5.3.29 using this commands sudo -i wget ...
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Whats the build version is used in the Bq release of Ubuntu touch?

I just wanted to know the exact build version being used in the Bq release of the Ubuntu touch phone. Is this Ubuntu-rtm 14.09 ? I see some parts are missing in my current ubuntu-touch. May be ...
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Difference between llvm-dev and llvm-3.5-dev

Before install llvm-dev just install llvm-3.5-dev. I run example of llvmlite https://github.com/eliben/pykaleidoscope.git have error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "chapter3and4.py", ...
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Is it possible to install (have ready for use) different versions of VLC?

I want (and use) VLC 2.2 because I like one addon that does not work with previous versions. But my 2.2 version has a bug, losing sound sometimes when scrolling, so it would be useful to have at hand ...
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How do I decide what version of Ubuntu to install?

This question is here just to avoid you choosing the wrong Ubuntu version number. So, this is not about: Which flavour of Ubuntu to choose nor about choosing the Server or Desktop nor Which ...
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Why is one of my Wine versions missing the `bin` folder?

I'm using PlayOnLinux to run a variety of old games. I decided to try to multiplayer one of them today, and was met with this: err:winediag:IcmpCreateFile Failed to use ICMP (network ping), this ...
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Where can I find when new version become available for Ubuntu?

For a number of packages that I use in Ubuntu Trusty Tahr I need a newer version than I can get via the default repositories. I often wonder when these new package versions get updated in the ...
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Installed 12.04, got 14.04 instead?

I tried to install 14.04.1 and installation failed. Later, I tried with 12.04.5 and that worked, but Windows stopped booting up. I tried re-installing 12.04 (clicked on "Delete previous version of ...
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How to install a specific version of openssl

I am running 12.04 but the question applies to all ubuntu versions. Is there a package for a specific (actually I am only interested in the newest) version of openssl? Although I have the latest ...