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 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 ...
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Can I install software even though the repository hasn't been updated for my Ubuntu release version?

I'm trying to install the Fuze Meeting client which I'm planning to use for Webinars at work. They have a Linux client and make it available through an apt Repository. Their installation ...
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How can I see the xubuntu-desktop package version?

I have two vps, on each I ran the command: apt-get install xubuntu-desktop. Both OS are Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. But the xubuntu packages are different. One practically empty, which makes my ...
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Application relies on Python 3, system uses Python 2. How to fix this?

This issue that I have is causing an application (MySQL Workbench) to run UNsmoothly. Basically, after I upgraded MySQL I had problems connecting to a database through SSH. It was suggested that ...
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I'm new in Ubuntu and I need advice [duplicate]

I've always used Windows, but for some reasons and advice from other people I decided to change to Ubuntu. My "problem" is that I have a poor Netbook, it has an Intel Atom 1.66 Ghz and 1GB of RAM, I ...
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Set different java version for different programs

I use some programs that have known bugs when using Java 1.7.x (default on my computer), issues that would be fixed using Java 1.6. However I also use program that works fine with the default Java and ...
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What is a -ckt mainline kernel?

I just saw v3.16.7-ckt1-utopic on http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/?C=N;O=D and found a related anouncement promising information about -ckt kernels in the ExtendedStable kernel article ...
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How do I find out what version of upstart I have?

I'm trying to figure out if I should use User Jobs or Session Jobs, since Session Jobs are the proper way to do things from upstart 1.7 onward. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. How do I find out what ...
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Install old software versions (such as Firefox 22) in Ubuntu

I'd like to install a version of a software (e.g. Firefox) that is no longer supported (e.g. 22.0), what's the best way to do this? Is it possible to enable a kind of legacy repository that supports ...
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I have two versions of LibreOffice installed: how to remove the older one?

I think I updated the LibreOffice suite from 4.2 to 4.3 but in fact I have both installed in my Xubuntu 14.04. The Xfce menu: A seen above, the older version does not follow the system theme. ...
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Version of ubuntu to use [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba laptop computer that I bought in Dec. 2007 which has XP on it. I am thinking of reformatting and installing only Ubuntu. What versions of Ubuntu can I use? BMacs
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Get kdenlive 0.9.4 on ubuntu 14.10

I am wondering if it is possible to get an old version of software for Ubuntu. I want to get kdenlive 0.9.4 for Ubuntu 14.10 and is there a way to do so ???
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Kubuntu login problem 2

recently I installed Ubuntu on my laptop. that is something I know. then It started to update. after updated I could see now I have more versions of Linux like kubuntu. so excited i tried to log into ...
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Getting PIP on Local Install of Python

Background: I was trying to get a particular Python program to work (http://mrbell.github.io/pyrmsynth/ specifically), but I got an error that seemed to indicate that Python 2.6 was required (or at ...
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How to Upgrade TomCat and Java Versions on Ubuntu Server 14?

I've Ubuntu Server 14 with TomCat 7.52 and Java 1.7.0_65. I'd like to upgrade TomCat to 7.56 and Java to 1.7.0_71. How can I do this? I want to update for example TomCat because going to manager ...
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How to install latest calibre (any package) on Ubuntu?

If I am installing calibre with apt-get, it installs version 1.25 # sudo apt-show-versions calibre calibre:all/trusty 1.25.0+dfsg-1build1 uptodate while it's current version is 2.6. Is it possible ...
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Different php versions in ubuntu after installing one php

I've installed php 5.5.17 by downloading tar file and following steps of ./configure and make and make install. Then I installed some apache and php modules. When I search php -v in terminal it shows ...
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segmentation fault on 14.04, but did not fail on 10.04

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 64bit LTS and I'm writing image processing program in C. When I'm runing any programe in terminal it shows segmentation fault (core dumped). The same program run nicely in ...
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Update rsync to 3.1.1

I've noticed that the latest version of rsync is actually 3.1.1, but only 3.1.0 seems to be included in 14.04.1. How can I update to the latest version?
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Install package intended for newer version of ubuntu

I am running Lubuntu 10.04 (I know it's 2014 and I'm way out of date...) and in the synaptic package manager for my system, it only allows me to install the latest version of a package for my 10.04 ...
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Skype version says it is older than it is

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Problem: When I try to login to Skype, it says ¨cannot connect to server¨ - i understand that Skype no longer connects to server when the Skype version is less than 4.3, so my problem ...
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How to get back to Nomachine version 3 or getting version 4 to work?

I recently upgraded from Lubuntu 12.10 to Lubuntu 14.04. In doing that, I messed up with my apps and had to install the new version of Nomachine NX CLIENT (version 4). Sadly, this version is giving ...
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“'version' has bad syntax” error when attemping update-initramfs with -k version

I want to run the following command : sudo update-initramfs -u -k version , but i get the following error message update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-version dpkg: warning: version ...
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How to see what SDL version I have on my ubuntu

I am want to know what SDL version I have installed on my ubuntu Is there a terminal commend I can run to find out ??
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Compare two repos - a table of all all package versions?

I'd like to see and compare versions of all packages in two different repos. Something like: libfoo | 1.2 | 1.3 libbar | 2.4 | 3.0 libbaz | ... | ... Is there some such web? Or a way to obtain list ...
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How can I use both new and old versions of VLC requiring different libs?

I have old version of VLC installed (depends on libeml3, libmatroska5) and want to install latest one (depends on libeml4, libmatroska6) without deleting previous but get errors about these libraries ...
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Difference between ssl/https and plain https in nmap output

I'm trying to analyze the behavior of IPs that operate as free WiFi hotspots. nmap -sV reports the following for two different hosts: PORT STATE SERVICE VERSION 443/tcp open ...
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suggestions about which version to use [duplicate]

I am using Asus motherboard m2n-mx see plus And amd Athlon 64 x2 processor On my desktop. Which version of ubuntu for my system, And it will also let me install the graphics card software on it. ...
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Why version numbers like 10.04 - 12.04 - 14.04 [duplicate]

I've got a question from a ubuntu user why ubuntu is using version numbering like 10.04, 12.04 and 14.04? Does anyone know the reason for this? Couldn't find this online ..
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List of Ubuntu Versions with Corresponding Linux Kernel Version

Is there a list of Ubuntu versions with default corresponding Linux kernel versions somewhere? I would specifically like to know the most recent version of Ubuntu that still used Linux Kernel 2.x.
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How to upgrade libstdc++ to work with GLIBC_2.19

I'm using GLIBC 2.19 but my libstdc++ isn't working with it, how do I get a version that does?
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Ubuntu 12.04 apt-get installs older version of software

I'm using a software called vcftools which is present in Ubuntu repositories. When I sudo apt-get install vcftools in my Ubuntu 14.04, I get an up-to-date version (v0.1.11), whereas when I do the same ...
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Nvidia Driver versions?

I've looked all over and can't find any reason as to why or how Nvidia names their drivers. for example they have a 330.xxx/340.xxx series that are current but also a 300.xxx and i've found that they ...
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Regarding sites that require newest version of “flash”

I am new to Linux. Please forgive my ignorance. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 So far i like it, although there is a learning curve. However I am having an issue with one particular video site that I ...
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Installing newer version of ubuntu alongside older one

I had or have had on my computer Ubuntu 13.04. I've just made a bootable cd with the latest version of ubuntu. Did boot with the cd and then selected Something else in the installation menu. Then I ...
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Ubuntu Trusty - corresponding Debian release? Wheezy or Squeeze?

I want to install Dotdeb on Ubuntu trusty, Release 14.04 and I was wondering which version of the available packages for Debian I should choose. Wheezy or Squeeze?
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What version of Google Chrome do I have?

How can I find out what version of chrome I am using? I would like a command line method, not the GUI - visiting chrome://chrome in the url bar. I need to be able to use it in a bash script. I ran ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 vs Ubuntu 14.04

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I installed VirtualBox (last version) where I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I noticed a significant difference in terms of performance: mainly, the speed. All ...
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How to search official ppa?

How can I search official ppa? Some applications in ubuntu doesn't update for last version for long time. For example VirtualBox, GCC, Git. I am afraid to use ppa which can be unofficial and I ...
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what kernel should be used with ubuntu 12.04

I have 2 computers with intel i5 cpu's, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04.4LTS. However, one has kernel version 3.2.0-67 and the other has kernel version 3.13.0-32. Both have all the latest ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 driver for Nvidia 320M?

I checked my graphic card in the terminal by lspci | grep VGA and i've got this: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GT216M [GeForce GT 320M] (rev a2) So it is thinking that my ...
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Quick question about installing multiple versions of the same package

So two pieces of software that I need on my system have dependencies for libfltk1.1-dev and libfltk1.3-dev . I tried installing both, as when I installed one, it would remove the other. I put in this ...
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Switching between 2 Löve2D versions

Perhaps I should ask this question in the Game Development QA. But I am using the Löve2D Engine on Ubuntu 14.04, and this is technically an OS management situation, so here it goes: Situation The ...
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Which Version of Ubuntu is arm build?

I'm considering to use Ubuntu for a platform of our company's development effort of the main control unit in our country's national road VMS(Variable Message Sign) system. In relation to that, I want ...
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Why are there different version numbers on X.org

Some websites say the latest version of X.org is 7.4, some say 11, and some say 1.15.1. These numbers are completely different from each other, yet it's the same version. Can anyone explain which ...
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Need to know what Ubuntu version that I can use [duplicate]

I'm having a Desktop PC with following configurations,Pentium 4 2.26Ghz processor,768 Mb RAM,....what is the latest version of Ubuntu that I can use in my machine...Thanks and please help
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Which version Ubuntu for Toshiba NB500

what do you think, Toshiba NB500 (1024 MB DDR2, Atom 1,66 GHz - pseudo 64bit) can cope with Ubuntu 14.04? If no - which version of Ubuntu I can use, if I want to work comfortable? I would like some ...
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How do I find out the version pigenhole installed

So I installed pigeonhole with apt-get install dovecot-managesieved dovecot-sieve But it looks to me that behaviour is different from documented. I think that might be because ubuntu source version ...
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PGP Key Version, does it matter?

After reading about Google's attempt for end-to-end encryption with PGP keys, I noticed in their FAQ a section about exporting a key generated by their extension for use elsewhere. They say it's ...
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Versions of Kdenlive in official repositories are deprecated

On Kdenlive's official download page for Ubuntu they said this exact statement. Firstly what exactly does that mean? And why and how is that??