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 go from 11.10 to a newer version? [duplicate]

I already read the answer to this question below but do not get it. I have a computer. It's beige in colour. It uses Ubuntu 11.10. I think it should be using a supported version. Where do I go to ...
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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 ...
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What Ubuntu version to install? [duplicate]

This is what I have an Intel® Celeron(R) CPU E3300 @ 2.50GHz × 2 What would be the best version? I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 but it's very slow.
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I want to know if my ram is ok for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Hi i have a amd64 2800mz procresor with 256MiB RAM, what Ubuntu can install to run smoothly?.
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How to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

How can I upgrade my Ubuntu version to 13.10. My current Ubuntu version is 13.04.
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Install custom version of node with apt-get

I've installed nodejs this way: sudo apt-get install python-software-properties python g++ make sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/node.js sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nodejs The ...
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how do I install Vuze 5.2?

Currently Vuze 4.3.0.6 is installed from apt-get. I want to update to the latest Vuze version. Can I download a JAR? I hesitate to manually install software. current version is 5.2 on vuze.com ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Versus Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm not sure which version to install. Which offers better performance? Which would you recomend? Thanks in advance.
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How can I get the installed ALSA version?

How can I see what ALSA version is installed on my machine? I tried: $ alsa --version Usage: /sbin/alsa {unload|reload|force-unload|force-reload|suspend|resume}
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What would be the most efficient version of Ubuntu to install that would outperform Windows XP in speed and overall efficiency?

What would be the leanest, most efficient version of Ubuntu to install (dual boot) on my Acer Aspire 1.6 AMD Turion with 1gb ddr2 memory) that would outperform it's dual boot companion, Windows XP in ...
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Can I recover a former version of a libreoffice document?

I've searched high and low for an answer to this and haven't been able to find one, so hopefully someone here can help. I was working on an essay and had made substantial progress but had to take a ...
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How to check which version of KVM I am running?

I have installed KVM using the instructions given on the wiki. However, when I try to check its version using kvm --version what I get as output is this QEMU emulator version 1.2.0 ...
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Disagreement between “About this computer” and /etc/lsb-release

I have a Dell XPS that had Ubuntu 12.4 factory installed, which I upgraded 12.4->12.10->13.4->13.10 using the Software Updater. When I look at /etc/lsb-release, I see what I expect: % cat ...
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Is it possible to get deb packages of older VLC versions?

I need to use v. 2.0.8 for a VLC extension that does not work with the latest releases of the player. I would like to keep the deb of this version for further use, and also to learn how is it ...
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Home server, desktop or server version?

I'm going to build myself an Ubuntu home server for file storage, video streaming, FTP, etc.. I'm not really that familiar with Ubuntu, or Linux for that matter and am wondering if I should install ...
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I don't know what version is running

How do I find the version of Ubuntu that is currently running on my system? I just got this new computer with ubuntu pre-installed and I don't know anything about it.
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What is the linux version that best fits my system to install? [duplicate]

I would like to ask if you can tell me , what is the linux version that best fits my system to install ?! Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.40GHz 1 GB RAM Nvidia 6600 Pending your reply , Thank you very much !
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What the meaning of package version number with word 'really' in the middle?

Command apt-cache show postgresql will listed this information in my machine (Saucy Salamander 13.10): $ apt-cache show postgresql Package: postgresql Priority: optional Section: database ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 vs 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am migrating my workflow to ubuntu from windows. I have a macbook pro at home and I really enjoy being able to use the workspaces feature on ubuntu to increase my productivity. As myself being ...
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practical to upgrade kernel but not version?

Before 13.10 came out, I tried it, and I frequently had errors, so I'm afraid to upgrade. I've had to go further into Ubuntu than I thought I would to get it working well with all drivers and sparse ...
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What Ubuntu type (mythubuntu, xubuntu, etc.) is most optimal for my system? [duplicate]

The system specs are: nVidia GeForce 6150se integrated GPU eMachines 2 GB DDR2 RAM (Came with 1 GB at store) Came with Windows XP, haven't done anything to the OS AMD Athlon 2850e 1.8 gHZ 160 GB HDD
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Is it possible to install OpenOffice and LibreOffice in parallel?

Because of this bug I was forced to use an older version of LibreOffice. But I would like to have the latest LibreOffice - keeping in this way an eye on a possible future fix to the bug. And, when ...
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Why is Ubuntu repeatedly asking me to upgrade?

Hello there I have recently downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 and installed it alongside with my windows7. After I finished my installation it asked me to upgrade and I upgraded but after that my Ubuntu desktop ...
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TAP network Driver version

Using Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS command line (Server version) How can I determine the versions of device drivers installed Specifically I would like to know the version of TAP Network device driver. ...
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Given a linux how do I find out its kernel version? [duplicate]

Given a linux how do I find out its kernel version, preferably using the Command Line?
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Is it possible to have 2 os in the same pc?

I am currently using Windows 7 Ultimate and am interested in Ubuntu OS. My PC has the following specifications : 1 tb harddisk 4 gb ram 1 gb graphics card amd athalon 3 processor 64 bit Which ...