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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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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When will etc/issue file be modified?

We have a very heterogeneous farm, with old and new machines, that get updated each month or so based on official repos. My answer is, How can i trust in the information given by 'cat /etc/issue'? ...
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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 ...
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How can I write a script to install BleachBit only if the version installed is not a certain version?

I want to write a bash script to download and install BleachBit from a .deb file only if the version already installed is not 1.0. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Bleachbit is only version 0.9 in the ...
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12.04.4 Picking up wrong graphic card

nVidia Proprietary driver worked fine in 11.10 and update from 12.04.1 thru 12.04.2. The next update, my system crashed (as many have reported). Did fresh install of 12.04.4 and activating any of the ...
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How to know what version of PHP is used on my xampp?

I am using xampp on my Ubuntu OS. And I need to know what version of PHP my xampp is using. How do I do that?
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Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit or 64? Lenovo ThinkPad E531 - i3-3110m - 8gb ram

I wonder what version of Ubuntu should I install: 32 or 64 bit? My hardware: ThinkPad E531 i3-3110m 8gb ram
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Ubuntu 12.04 ATI Driver

Good day, So i just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (i'm now to Ubuntu and even Linux systems, but i've bored of the lot of brainfuck with Windows systems) So, i installed Steam and then 2 games (Left 4 ...
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OS Choice for and old PC, AMD Anthalon XP 2000+ 32bit with only 256MB of RAM

Looking at the site with older versions of Ubuntu it seems like 64bit on amd chips is the only option. I can upgrade the ram but I am pretty sure I am stuck with a 32bit processor. This PC had Windows ...
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Two different versions in root and in public

I am starting out with ubuntu so forgive me for the beginner's question. I tried to look for it here and I found nothing... I installed anaconda for all the python packages and I had some of them ...
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What does `lsb` stands for in `lsb_release`?

I can get Ubuntu version by lsb_release -a. To remember this command I want to know what stands for the lsb? I found "Linux Standard Base" here. Is this right?
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ASUS Zenbook UX32VD - Ubuntu Install tips

I had some problems with windows boot manager on my ASUS Zenbook UX32VD and I'm really considering kicking Windows away and embrace Ubuntu. But, prior to going to it, I would like to know: Wich ...
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which version good on thinkpad T42?

which version of ubuntu installs good (with no kernel and cpu problems ) on IBM thinkpad T42 ?
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how to install several php versions on ubuntu 13.10?

I switched to Ubuntu 13.10 and PHP version is 5.5. But the CMS I use is so far based on php versions 5.3 or 5.4. I tried phpfarm, phpbrew, php-version - nothing works !! I want to know how to ...
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“Latest” kernel version

Later addition to the question: 1) This question can't be reduced to a single sentence, don't ask me to do it. It might be rewritten in many different ways, but no one is easy. 2) You must have ...
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Is KdepimLibs 4.12.44 package available now?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10, Linux version 3.11.0-15-generic (buildd@roseapple) (gcc version 4.8.1 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.8.1-10ubuntu8) ). To build one of the application I need KdepimLibs5-dev 4.12.44. But ...
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keepasshttp for Ubuntu 13.10

Im running Keepass2 version 2.23. I try to get the plugin running on Ubuntu 13.10. When I check Google I see that a lot of people have it running in older versions. Is there a way to run something ...
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Ubuntu for old Amilo Pro [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu on my pc and I was amazed how fast it is. My parents got old laptop which they use only for surfing the Web and watching movies sometimes (they just plug tv into it and ...
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wine version portability with games

My wine version is 1.3.13 is it good to play high end games eg Suplereme commander,Crysis 2 in this version which I have.My microsoft office 2010 is working smoothly in this wine version.I have ...
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Witch one to download for my pc?

Hello i want to instal lubuntu in my old pc Amd64 processor with 255mb ram and hard drive 57Gb i found this two link for my pc https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Alternate_ISO ...
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What are the differences between -v an -V to get the Version of software in Ubuntu?

I'm always confused to get the version of software installed in Ubuntu. To prevent from full typing to get the version like <software> --version instead I always use some thing like ...