Same question as how-to-downgrade-a-package-via-apt-get, except what if it's on a newly deployed server and the archived .deb is not there? For example, ...
I want to install this package on Quantal but it only seems to have Oneiric and Precise versions. So apt-get update fails when fetching the package's PPA (it doesn't have a Quantal version). I think ...
How to downgrade a package to an older version via apt-get?! Another tools are also accepted but apt-get is preferred.
I wrote a bash script to configure a suite of tools for continuous integration on top of Ubuntu 10.04.2. The script recently stopped working and I tracked the problem down to the newer version of ...
What's the best way to update (through rebuild from source) a Debian/Ubuntu-package to a more recent version? Should I be using apt source in all cases including when I want to publish it as Personal ...
I have tar 1.22 installed and I need tar 1.20. I tried: sudo apt-get install tar=1.20 but I got: Version '1.20' for 'tar' was not found When I looked more closely it turned out that the ...
Having installed an experimental version of dropbox and installed in manually, i dont want the deb in synaptic to download any updates (as theyll over write the changes ive done manually i assume). ...
I see entries in /etc/apt/sources.list that say: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy universe I am using Ubuntu 8.04, and I don't know what "hardy" means, though I suspect it has ...