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 can I check the version of libusb-1.0 running on ubuntu 14.04?

I have ubuntu LTS 14.04. libusb-1.0 is installed in my system. How can I check the version of this libusb-1.0?
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WebCam image is Fuzzy

I use a Samsung R519 Laptop with an integrated webcam (Webcam SCB-0320N). The image from the WebCam is fuzzy. How can I control the Webcam settings? . Version of Ubuntu Installed Version 16.04 LTS (...
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Firefox fails to start after upgrading

I was running Ubuntu 15.04. Knowing that the newest version is 16, I tried to upgrade today. In the update setting in Software Center I've chosen "Any new Ubuntu version". Then I run "sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu auto-upgrade to newest version

I remember the Ubuntu version I initially installed is 14.xx, and later it seemed to upgrade automatically when new version is available, so that the version I am now running is 15.04. However, after ...
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ubuntu version and shared libraries

I am wondering if there is a convention that links the Ubuntu version with the shared library version shipped with the OS: Is it true to say that usually all same Ubuntu versions that only differ by ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Upgrade to a specific version of previously available GCC version

I've added the ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test repo for getting the latest GCC-5 version but I had the unfortunate surprise that the available version for 12.04 LTS changed a few days ago from 5.3 to 5.4. ...
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How to programmatically query latest version/release of Ubuntu?

I'm using a script to build an unattended install ISO for some servers. A few weeks ago, Ubuntu incremented 14.04.3 to 14.04.4. The script I am using has the version number hard-coded into the script, ...
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How to install gcc 4.1.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 ?

How can I install the old version of gcc (gcc-4.1.2) on Ubuntu? ( without Synaptic ) .My actual version of gcc is gcc-4.4.7
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Where is kernel.release generated and updated?

There a file include/config/kernel.release in Linux kernel source. It contains version of the kernel (for example 4.6.0-rc4+). As I know this value is generated from nearest tag of git. I want to ...
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Update R version 3.0.2 to 3.3.0 [duplicate]

I am using R version 3.0.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to update latest version of R. Can anyone help me to do update?
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JAVA -Version command is not working in one of the ubuntu user

java -version command is not working in one of the ubuntu user Main User naveen@naveen-ubuntu:/$ java -version java version "1.8.0_91" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_91-b14) Java ...
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Why does do-release-upgrade try to upgrade my system to 15.10, and how to I make it upgrade to 16.04?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I decided it was a good time to update to the latest version. However, if I run sudo do-release-upgrade The program starts downloading Wily Werewolf (15.10)...
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How do I check gstreamer version?

I want to know what version of gstreamer I have installed. If it turns out that I have multiple versions I want to know which is being used. Edit: It turns out that things are a bit messy. There ...
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OS Version for 15.10 => 16.04 Upgrade Failure Recovery

So I tried upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 this morning and somehow my laptop charger got disconnected and I'm pretty sure my laptop died during the installation. Attempting to boot normally brings me ...
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Change back default python in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

My default python version on my Ubuntu 12.04 is python 3. I remember, a long time ago, I asked someone to change the default python version to 3. I didn't really do a lot, so I had no problems. But ...
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“portable” version of Brackets software

I'd like to know whether there is a "portable" version of Brackets software (http://brackets.io/) that I can use from a USB drive in order to have the same configuration and extensions on all my ...
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How to upgrade minimmal version Ubuntu 14.04 server to full version? [closed]

I have VPS with minimal version Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits. How do I upgrade it to full version of Trusty Tahr using ssh. command output sudo aptitude install update-manager-core No packages will be ...
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what is the best version of ubuntu? [duplicate]

good day guys! what is the best version of ubuntu for a system with a 512mg ram?
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Ubuntu versions and libraries

I tried searching for it and I might have used wrong keywords. Where can I find the libraries versions (or highest possible versions) that come with each Ubuntu version (or are available as deb ...
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Difference between any two Ubuntu releases

Can I compare any two Ubuntu releases to check the difference/changes between them on line? Like for example I can compare the two releases/versions of eclipse as explained here eclipse-juno-vs-...
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Gmail in Chrome: “This version of Chrome is no longer supported” [duplicate]

Lately, when I've used Gmail on Chrome (Version 46.0.2490.86, 64-bit) there's a yellow banner at the top that reads, "This version of Chrome is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported ...
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Ubuntu version for XPS 13 touch screen

Is there an Ubuntu version that will enable use of the touch screen on the current Dell XPS 13 with touch screen?
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genymotion wont run virtualbox cant load?

So, While a ago tried to install ati driver and OK. but some reason there is messed up broken packages and Some error message are popping up Like. system program problem detected. After that when I ...
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Determine which kernel ships with which Ubuntu version

Is there a way to figure out, without having to actually install Ubuntu, which "stock" version of the kernel (ie: which I'd see when executing uname -a) ships with each release of Ubunutu, assuming I ...
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Installation problem on my laptop with an (obviously) older processor

I tried to install Linux (Ubuntu) on my 4 years old laptop and I got an error report: Not possible because the pc has an i686 processor. So which version is available for me? Thanks for an answer!
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PHP version on Ubuntu Server 14.04.4 LTS

I would like know what specific version of PHP is installed* on stated Ubuntu server. I have read that 14.04.4 upgraded to PHP 5.5, however I need to know if the PHP version is >=5.5.9. I have failed ...
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Updating to and using Python 2.7.11 on Ubuntu

I have a virtual machine set up running Ubuntu 14.04.4 which has Python 2.7.6 by default. I've since installed Python 2.7.11 using the instructions here, which has left me with a python installation ...
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What version to use on a *very old* computer [duplicate]

My employer just gave the employees a bunch of old hardware they were going to recycle. I ended up with an Acer TravelMate 4402 made in about 2005. The disk was wiped clean so it has no operating ...
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How to install libc6 2.17 on 12.04

I am attempting to install the video editor Lightworks using dpkg. When I try, it says Errors occured when installing. I used the graphical package installer instead, and it said that the dependency ...
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Why does the gnome-control-center say that I am running 16.04 when I am running 15.10?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, however when going into the Details section of the gnome-control-center it tells me just under the logo that I am running 16.04, though it then below ...
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How to install RAID management tool for ubuntu 14.04.3

This is the output of lsb_release -a command; No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty According to http:/...
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Ubuntu from torrent links [duplicate]

Is the Ubuntu which will be downloaded from the torrent link (given on this website) the full version that comes pre-installed on some laptops or will I have to pay some money to get it activated or ...
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How to completely delete Steam (Windows Version) from Ubuntu

Pretty new to Ubuntu so excuse the novice question, but I just deleted the Wine installed Steam from Ubuntu using #wine uninstaller on terminal, but the logos did not disappear, just want to check in ...
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Can't change version of Qt

I am trying to use Qt5.4, but when I write in console qmake --version only appears: Using Qt version 5.2.1 in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu I already install Qt 5.4, in another folder, but ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I have recently bought a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. I want to upgrade my 12.04LTS to 14.04. But update manager in my system is not showing the upgrade option to 14.04LTS. Instead it is ...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.10 on an old version (8.04)

I'm currently running on Ubuntu 8.04 but the original was 15.04. The tech guy installed the new one. Is it safe to install Ubuntu 15.10 with this? My computer has 2GB of RAM (I'll use the 32-bit ...
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Question about Ubuntu version 15.10

Let's assume that I install Ubuntu / UbuntuMATE / UbuntuGNOME or any version 15.10. The support will be till july of 2016 as stated on some sites. This would mean that after that a new version will ...
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Change apt-get update binary [duplicate]

I'm trying to run sudo apt-get update in my terminal. But i got this error Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/vivid/InRelease Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i368/...
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how do I check coreutils version?

How do i check the version of coreutils? gnu coreutils says they are at version 5. Im sure Ubuntu is a variation on that. I tried: info coreutils File: coreutils.info, Node: coreutils invocation, ...
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Package versions in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu through a virtual machine (VM Workstation Player) and sometimes download packages through the terminal. Some of the packages I download are not the latest version. For example, I ...
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Ubuntu & Linux Kernel Confusion

I see that when it comes to Ubuntu Linux & the linux kernel there is alot of rather confusing words used. If I look at "the linux kernel archives" website these kernels are source code & thus ...
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How do I check the version of Ubuntu I am running? [duplicate]

How can I check my current Ubuntu version through the command-line and GUI?
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:-1: error: The Qt version is invalid: qmake does not exist or is not executable

When I do deploy to Ubuntu device debug I get the following message :-1: error: The Qt version is invalid: qmake does not exist or is not executable
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How to install multiple versions of git simultaneously?

I had git v1.9.1 installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. The executable is /usr/bin/git and I decided to try the latest and greatest v2.6.1. I cloned the repo, compiled and installed it into /usr/...
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Problem with installing older gcc version

I am problems with installing older version of gcc. I am trying to do it for few last days so finally i decided to tell this to you guys. I want to install gcc older than 3.3 i guess. Now i have 4.8.4....
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How to check if the kernel version running is the one supported by Ubuntu?

When I boot my machine I get a list of installed available kernels to choose from, how do I know which kernel is the one that is supported by my particular Ubuntu distro version? See the following two ...
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KDE Plasma5 version

I have installed latest kubuntu with plasma 5. But when I go to the help -> about KDE menu in Dolphin it says KDE platform version 4.16.....is that expected? Have I missed (or messed up) something? ...
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Ubuntu crashing Starting Version 219

I'm not sure what is going on here I installed the latest version of ubuntu 15.04 or 15.10 a few days ago and it's been working fine so far, with some issues here and there, probably because I ...
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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 14....