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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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

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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old version of newly installed skype opens instead of new one - not in terminal, but with quick access

I have installed the new skype version (4.3) on ubuntu. thanks to this thread How to upgrade skype from 4.2 to 4.3 i managed to do it with little proficiency, thank you so much! and i have also ...
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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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What type of U14.04 do I have?

Where do i find what desktop version of U14.04 I have? I read where there is a Gnome, Trusty Tar, etc!! - Tks David PS I wish the "Shrink, Enlarge & Close" buttons on apps & boxes was ...
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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??
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Is there an kernel version list available somewhere?

So, for dev needs, I need to find all available kernel versions for given ubuntu version, for example, Lucid Lynx server. In short, something similar to this novell wiki for SLES: ...
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Is there a way to give my licence codes (from another site) permanently to Ubuntu One?

Can I install application I bought on owner's site that gave me Licence code ? I was on Precise, now I am on Trusty, I would prefer to get my app from Ubuntu One. Is there a way to give my licence ...
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Is it a good idea to try to compile tesseract 3.02 on ubuntu 14.04?

I have ubuntu 14.04 on my notebook, and i am going to work with tesseract by compiling it for some computer science related research. Am i on a good path? Svn of tesseract provides only 3.02 as i ...
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how to find system parts version numbers?

LibreOffice help recommends me to install a higher version of LibreOffice than I can get from the Ubuntu Software Center. I can do it by direct installing from *.deb files. I know most of required ...
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PHP - How to install php-curl without downgrading PHP version

I'm trying to install the php5-curl package, but I'm getting the dependency error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: php5-curl : Depends: phpapi-20090626 Depends: ...
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Switching Java version through apt?

(Apologies in advance if my formatting is off, this is my first post, please feel free to correct me). Normally, when I want to find out what version of java I'm using, I run: java -version java ...
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Does upgrade affect Ubuntu or Kernel version?

Does upgrade lead to running the latest Ubuntu version ? Or does it only upgrade the kernel ? Is not upgrading the kernel the same thing as upgrading the operating system itself to a newer version ? ...
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Print application version using terminal [duplicate]

Just out of curiosity, Is there any terminal command that prints out the version number of any application that is installed? For example, the version number of wine?
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Can I safely uninstall older versions of Python after upgrading?

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14 and I see I have a number of Python folders .... Python 2.7 and so on up to Python 3.4 . Do I need to leave all the older ones alone or can they be deleted? I see that ...
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Downgrading bison

I got into some trouble trying to compile wine. However, I find out that the problem depends on bison 3.0, on 2.7.1 it should be working fine. But when I wanna downgrade bison via: sudo apt-get ...
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Can I upgrade Mailman to the latest release via apt-get?

I'm running Mailman 2.1.16rc2 on Ubuntu 12.04. That's the most recent version available via apt-get install. Mailman recently released version 2.1.18 with some new features to deal with fallout from ...
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Revert Erlang OTP Version

I have upgraded my ubuntu to latest version. This automatically updated my erlang version from 5.10.2 to 5.10.4 i.e OTP 16R01 to OTP 16R03 $ erl +V Erlang (SMP,ASYNC_THREADS) (BEAM) emulator version ...
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Nvidia version for (12.04) kernel 3.2.0-60-generic

What is the appropriate nvidia version for (12.04) kernel 3.2.0-60-generic? I am asking because after recent updates, Unity reverted to 2d only. I tried to purge and re-install the driver, plus file ...
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On 14.04, my kernel version is 3.11.0-18?

After upgrading to 14.04, my kernel is not upgraded! it's like before: Linux Boxi 3.11.0-18-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 18 21:11:14 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Here's what I did: ...
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Best Ubuntu version for my old laptop [duplicate]

I have an old 2005 HP laptop and since its performances aren't so good i'd like to try ubuntu on it. The pc specs are as follow: AMD Turion 64 Mobile TechnologyML-34 787Mhz 1,00 GB RAM Can I ...
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Opengl version problem on MESA

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Vmware Fusion 6 on my Macbook Pro Retina (which supports OpenGL upto version 4.1) I have installed MESA by using following command sudo apt-get install mesa-utils ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 shows 13.10

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and when I open "Details" it shows 13.10. In "Software & Updates" it shows 14.04 and all the repos are "trusty". I installed 14.04 when it just became a beta if ...
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Specify point release on d-i preseeding

Can I specify point release, say, "12.04.3" instead of "precise" in preseed.cfg for kickstart installation? When I specify precise in d-i mirror/suite like d-i mirror/suite precise it will ...
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Which Ubuntu version for Dell Precision M4400 notebook [duplicate]

I would like to install Ubuntu on my old Dell Precision M4400 notebook, but I am not sure on the right version to use. Specs: Intel 2.53 GHZ processor 2 GB RAM NVIDIA Quadro FX 770M, 512MB ...
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Why do some packages have extra numbers on the front of their version string?

I have just noticed that Wine (and a number of other packages) have shifted their versioning scheme to something like: 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu3 I understand everything after the 1:... But what does the 1: ...
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Which ubuntu version suits best my configuration? [duplicate]

My sister has a netbook with this configration : LG X110-G.A7HBG weiss XP Home Atom N270 1.60GHz, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, Which Ubuntu version should I install on it? I already tried the current ...
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Installing Python 3.4 from source

I am running Xubuntu 13.10 i386 with the python (2.7) and python3 (3.3) packages installed. I have downloaded and compiled the source code for Python 3.4 but the binary file is named python. How can I ...