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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Lost between two versions of PHP on the same server : need clarification

I had a ubuntu 16.04 with php7.0 installed. Finally, I decided to downgrade to php 5.6 because of compatibilities issues with my work. I removed php7 with the following command : ppa-purge ppa:ondrej/...
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My computer is not receiving the 16.04.1 update [duplicate]

I've read recently that the 16.04.1 update was made public last week. There it says that users of 16.04 should only run the usual system update to receive this upgrade. However I'm not receiving this ...
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How to trick apt-get into believing a package version is different?

The package I want to upgrade "is already the newest version". But I am using a previous version of it and what to see what happens if I upgrade it now. This package comes preinstalled on Linux ...
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How to know what version of PHP is shipped in a release version?

Is there a page or Wiki listing for each Ubuntu release what is the default associated PHP version ? 10.04 LTS => PHP 5.3.2 And so on...
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Installing a previous version of proftpd on ubuntu

I am trying to install a previous version (1.3.5) of proftpd on ubuntu to exploit an inherit vulnerability and following this thread. For checking what versions are available to apt-get, I ran apt-...
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can't login to dropbox - version issue

I run Ubuntu 14 LTS, and ran get update and get upgrade just now, I have a user that runs Dropbox, and it is running great, I created a new user and try to link it to Dropbox too and getting some ...
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used python -v instead of python -version command, to find the version of python in my pc. does it change anything?

I wanted to know which version of python is installed on my Xubuntu 16.04. But I typed python -v instead of python -V. It then started to import some files. Did this cause harm?
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How to install specific Ubuntu packages, with exact version?

I want to setup a new virtual machine with some specified packages (name and version), that are provided. For example apache2 in version 2.2.20-1ubuntu1 with all dependencies. Even if there is a new ...
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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 verify hbase version on ubuntu 16.04?

i install hbase-0.94.27 on hadoop-2.7.2 in ubuntu 16.04 . hadoop is work correctly but when i want to verify my hbase using hbase -version the system show me some detail about java what is wrong ?
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How do I figure out what version of Ubuntu I have? [duplicate]

How do I figure out what version of Ubuntu I have? Is there a command I can use in terminal? Thank you for any help. I am an extreme newbie.
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System Unusable: Ubuntu root drive version must be 16 or more

I am getting an error when adding a hard drive. System Unusable: Ubuntu root drive version must be 16 or more how to solve this? --hs
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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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Ubuntu upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 [which is not the latest release]

Is it possible to upgrade to version 15.04, This is not the latest released version. Current version being one of 16x. I want to do this since patch for AMD Radeon is not available yet. I do not ...
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Determine Ubuntu version on SDD using Live CD

I have Ubuntu installed on my SSD but unable to boot to it after a SSD-to-SSD clone. I want to repair/reinstall Grub, but I don't recall the version of Ubuntu I had installed. So I have booted with a ...
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Do LTS releases get the newest program versions? [duplicate]

New versions of programs can sometimes be found in the official packages of newer Ubuntu releases. For example, the DAE-software Asunder gets installed in version 2.8-3 in 16.04, while the most ...
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Why don't Ubuntu package version numbers match version numbers in the rest of the space? [duplicate]

Ubuntu version numbers don't match the rest of the space, and it's not clear why they don't or how they actually work. For instance, there's openSSL 1.0.1n and 1.0.1f-1ubuntu9.8 What's the ...
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How can I check the version of libusb-1.0 running on ubuntu 14.04?

I have ubuntu LTS 14.04. libusb-1.0 is installed in my system. How can I check the version of this libusb-1.0?
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WebCam image is Fuzzy

I use a Samsung R519 Laptop with an integrated webcam (Webcam SCB-0320N). The image from the WebCam is fuzzy. How can I control the Webcam settings? . Version of Ubuntu Installed Version 16.04 LTS (...
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Firefox fails to start after upgrading

I was running Ubuntu 15.04. Knowing that the newest version is 16, I tried to upgrade today. In the update setting in Software Center I've chosen "Any new Ubuntu version". Then I run "sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu auto-upgrade to newest version

I remember the Ubuntu version I initially installed is 14.xx, and later it seemed to upgrade automatically when new version is available, so that the version I am now running is 15.04. However, after ...
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ubuntu version and shared libraries

I am wondering if there is a convention that links the Ubuntu version with the shared library version shipped with the OS: Is it true to say that usually all same Ubuntu versions that only differ by ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Upgrade to a specific version of previously available GCC version

I've added the ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test repo for getting the latest GCC-5 version but I had the unfortunate surprise that the available version for 12.04 LTS changed a few days ago from 5.3 to 5.4. ...
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Update R version 3.0.2 to 3.3.0 [duplicate]

I am using R version 3.0.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to update latest version of R. Can anyone help me to do update?
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How to programmatically query latest version/release of Ubuntu?

I'm using a script to build an unattended install ISO for some servers. A few weeks ago, Ubuntu incremented 14.04.3 to 14.04.4. The script I am using has the version number hard-coded into the script, ...
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How to install gcc 4.1.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 ?

How can I install the old version of gcc (gcc-4.1.2) on Ubuntu? ( without Synaptic ) .My actual version of gcc is gcc-4.4.7
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Where is kernel.release generated and updated?

There a file include/config/kernel.release in Linux kernel source. It contains version of the kernel (for example 4.6.0-rc4+). As I know this value is generated from nearest tag of git. I want to ...
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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 (qemu-kvm-1.2.0+...
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JAVA -Version command is not working in one of the ubuntu user

java -version command is not working in one of the ubuntu user Main User naveen@naveen-ubuntu:/$ java -version java version "1.8.0_91" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_91-b14) Java ...
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list files not originating from packages

Many files are installed by packages on my file system. How could I list files that are not? Ie., user created, like compiling software manually, writing documents. Is there a way to list files ...
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How do I check gstreamer version?

I want to know what version of gstreamer I have installed. If it turns out that I have multiple versions I want to know which is being used. Edit: It turns out that things are a bit messy. There ...
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Why does do-release-upgrade try to upgrade my system to 15.10, and how to I make it upgrade to 16.04?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I decided it was a good time to update to the latest version. However, if I run sudo do-release-upgrade The program starts downloading Wily Werewolf (15.10)...
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OS Version for 15.10 => 16.04 Upgrade Failure Recovery

So I tried upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 this morning and somehow my laptop charger got disconnected and I'm pretty sure my laptop died during the installation. Attempting to boot normally brings me ...
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Change back default python in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

My default python version on my Ubuntu 12.04 is python 3. I remember, a long time ago, I asked someone to change the default python version to 3. I didn't really do a lot, so I had no problems. But ...
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“portable” version of Brackets software

I'd like to know whether there is a "portable" version of Brackets software (http://brackets.io/) that I can use from a USB drive in order to have the same configuration and extensions on all my ...
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How to upgrade minimmal version Ubuntu 14.04 server to full version? [closed]

I have VPS with minimal version Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits. How do I upgrade it to full version of Trusty Tahr using ssh. command output sudo aptitude install update-manager-core No packages will be ...
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what is the best version of ubuntu? [duplicate]

good day guys! what is the best version of ubuntu for a system with a 512mg ram?
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Ubuntu versions and libraries

I tried searching for it and I might have used wrong keywords. Where can I find the libraries versions (or highest possible versions) that come with each Ubuntu version (or are available as deb ...
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How I can recover a previous version of a file?

I modified a .txt file and saved it. When I opened it again, I saw that I deleted one thing from the last version I saved. So I would like to know if I can recover what I deleted? This file is very ...
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Difference between any two Ubuntu releases

Can I compare any two Ubuntu releases to check the difference/changes between them on line? Like for example I can compare the two releases/versions of eclipse as explained here eclipse-juno-vs-...
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Gmail in Chrome: “This version of Chrome is no longer supported” [duplicate]

Lately, when I've used Gmail on Chrome (Version 46.0.2490.86, 64-bit) there's a yellow banner at the top that reads, "This version of Chrome is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported ...
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Ubuntu version for XPS 13 touch screen

Is there an Ubuntu version that will enable use of the touch screen on the current Dell XPS 13 with touch screen?
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genymotion wont run virtualbox cant load?

So, While a ago tried to install ati driver and OK. but some reason there is messed up broken packages and Some error message are popping up Like. system program problem detected. After that when I ...
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Determine which kernel ships with which Ubuntu version

Is there a way to figure out, without having to actually install Ubuntu, which "stock" version of the kernel (ie: which I'd see when executing uname -a) ships with each release of Ubunutu, assuming I ...
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Could NOT find Qt4: Found unsuitable version “4.8.1” BUT i have version 5 installed?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and trying to run cmake. When I run the command: cmake ../src I get: CMake Error at /usr/local/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:108 (message): ...
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Installation problem on my laptop with an (obviously) older processor

I tried to install Linux (Ubuntu) on my 4 years old laptop and I got an error report: Not possible because the pc has an i686 processor. So which version is available for me? Thanks for an answer!
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Updating to and using Python 2.7.11 on Ubuntu

I have a virtual machine set up running Ubuntu 14.04.4 which has Python 2.7.6 by default. I've since installed Python 2.7.11 using the instructions here, which has left me with a python installation ...
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PHP version on Ubuntu Server 14.04.4 LTS

I would like know what specific version of PHP is installed* on stated Ubuntu server. I have read that 14.04.4 upgraded to PHP 5.5, however I need to know if the PHP version is >=5.5.9. I have failed ...
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What version to use on a *very old* computer [duplicate]

My employer just gave the employees a bunch of old hardware they were going to recycle. I ended up with an Acer TravelMate 4402 made in about 2005. The disk was wiped clean so it has no operating ...
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How to install libc6 2.17 on 12.04

I am attempting to install the video editor Lightworks using dpkg. When I try, it says Errors occured when installing. I used the graphical package installer instead, and it said that the dependency ...