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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Installation of both LibreOffice and OpenOffice on 14.10

As described in https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=89563, the newest version of LibreOffice Writer in Ubuntu 14.10 is limited by some bugs resp. restrictions concerning fonts' ...
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apt-get cannot install specific version listed in apt-cache policy

I'm trying to install a particular version of redis-server from a third-party repo using apt-get, that's listed in apt-cache policy, but cannot be installed. For example: $ apt-cache policy ...
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How do I decide what version of Ubuntu to install? [duplicate]

This question just to avoid people choosing the wrong Ubuntu version (the number) just because "Dapper Drake" or "Utopic Unicorn" sound cool!!! So, this is not about: Which flavour of Ubuntu to ...
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Why does Ubuntu only support versions for a limited time (and what does it mean)?

Why is it that Ubuntu only support a version for a limited time? Since I have been on this site I have seen many references to particular versions not being supported. What does it actually mean? ...
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Whats the build version is used in the Bq release of Ubuntu touch?

I just wanted to know the exact build version being used in the Bq release of the Ubuntu touch phone. Is this Ubuntu-rtm 14.09 ? I see some parts are missing in my current ubuntu-touch. May be ...
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Use the manually installed PHP Version 5.3.29

I am working on a project now and the project requires me to use PHP 5.3.29. I have successfully installed PHP 5.3.29 using this commands sudo -i wget ...
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Difference between llvm-dev and llvm-3.5-dev

Before install llvm-dev just install llvm-3.5-dev. I run example of llvmlite https://github.com/eliben/pykaleidoscope.git have error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "chapter3and4.py", ...
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Is it possible to install (have ready for use) different versions of VLC?

I want (and use) VLC 2.2 because I like one addon that does not work with previous versions. But my 2.2 version has a bug, losing sound sometimes when scrolling, so it would be useful to have at hand ...
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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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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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Why is one of my Wine versions missing the `bin` folder?

I'm using PlayOnLinux to run a variety of old games. I decided to try to multiplayer one of them today, and was met with this: err:winediag:IcmpCreateFile Failed to use ICMP (network ping), this ...
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Where can I find when new version become available for Ubuntu?

For a number of packages that I use in Ubuntu Trusty Tahr I need a newer version than I can get via the default repositories. I often wonder when these new package versions get updated in the ...
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Installed 12.04, got 14.04 instead?

I tried to install 14.04.1 and installation failed. Later, I tried with 12.04.5 and that worked, but Windows stopped booting up. I tried re-installing 12.04 (clicked on "Delete previous version of ...
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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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Set different java version for different programs

I use some programs that have known bugs when using Java 1.7.x (default on my computer), issues that would be fixed using Java 1.6. However I also use program that works fine with the default Java and ...
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How to install a specific version of openssl

I am running 12.04 but the question applies to all ubuntu versions. Is there a package for a specific (actually I am only interested in the newest) version of openssl? Although I have the latest ...
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Can I install software even though the repository hasn't been updated for my Ubuntu release version?

I'm trying to install the Fuze Meeting client which I'm planning to use for Webinars at work. They have a Linux client and make it available through an apt Repository. Their installation ...
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How can I see the xubuntu-desktop package version?

I have two vps, on each I ran the command: apt-get install xubuntu-desktop. Both OS are Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. But the xubuntu packages are different. One practically empty, which makes my ...
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Application relies on Python 3, system uses Python 2. How to fix this?

This issue that I have is causing an application (MySQL Workbench) to run UNsmoothly. Basically, after I upgraded MySQL I had problems connecting to a database through SSH. It was suggested that ...
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I'm new in Ubuntu and I need advice [duplicate]

I've always used Windows, but for some reasons and advice from other people I decided to change to Ubuntu. My "problem" is that I have a poor Netbook, it has an Intel Atom 1.66 Ghz and 1GB of RAM, I ...
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What is a -ckt mainline kernel?

I just saw v3.16.7-ckt1-utopic on http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/?C=N;O=D and found a related anouncement promising information about -ckt kernels in the ExtendedStable kernel article ...
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How do I find out what version of upstart I have?

I'm trying to figure out if I should use User Jobs or Session Jobs, since Session Jobs are the proper way to do things from upstart 1.7 onward. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. How do I find out what ...
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Install old software versions (such as Firefox 22) in Ubuntu

I'd like to install a version of a software (e.g. Firefox) that is no longer supported (e.g. 22.0), what's the best way to do this? Is it possible to enable a kind of legacy repository that supports ...
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I have two versions of LibreOffice installed: how to remove the older one?

I think I updated the LibreOffice suite from 4.2 to 4.3 but in fact I have both installed in my Xubuntu 14.04. The Xfce menu: A seen above, the older version does not follow the system theme. ...
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Version of ubuntu to use [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba laptop computer that I bought in Dec. 2007 which has XP on it. I am thinking of reformatting and installing only Ubuntu. What versions of Ubuntu can I use? BMacs
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Get kdenlive 0.9.4 on ubuntu 14.10

I am wondering if it is possible to get an old version of software for Ubuntu. I want to get kdenlive 0.9.4 for Ubuntu 14.10 and is there a way to do so ???
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Kubuntu login problem 2

recently I installed Ubuntu on my laptop. that is something I know. then It started to update. after updated I could see now I have more versions of Linux like kubuntu. so excited i tried to log into ...
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Getting PIP on Local Install of Python

Background: I was trying to get a particular Python program to work (http://mrbell.github.io/pyrmsynth/ specifically), but I got an error that seemed to indicate that Python 2.6 was required (or at ...
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Package version updates policy

Not sure if here it's the right place to ask, if not - please point me to the right direction. Let's say there's a package, for the sake of real-world example - bind9. In Precise and in Quantal it's ...
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How to Upgrade TomCat and Java Versions on Ubuntu Server 14?

I've Ubuntu Server 14 with TomCat 7.52 and Java 1.7.0_65. I'd like to upgrade TomCat to 7.56 and Java to 1.7.0_71. How can I do this? I want to update for example TomCat because going to manager ...
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How to install latest calibre (any package) on Ubuntu?

If I am installing calibre with apt-get, it installs version 1.25 # sudo apt-show-versions calibre calibre:all/trusty 1.25.0+dfsg-1build1 uptodate while it's current version is 2.6. Is it possible ...
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Different php versions in ubuntu after installing one php

I've installed php 5.5.17 by downloading tar file and following steps of ./configure and make and make install. Then I installed some apache and php modules. When I search php -v in terminal it shows ...
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segmentation fault on 14.04, but did not fail on 10.04

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 64bit LTS and I'm writing image processing program in C. When I'm runing any programe in terminal it shows segmentation fault (core dumped). The same program run nicely in ...
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Update rsync to 3.1.1

I've noticed that the latest version of rsync is actually 3.1.1, but only 3.1.0 seems to be included in 14.04.1. How can I update to the latest version?
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Install package intended for newer version of ubuntu

I am running Lubuntu 10.04 (I know it's 2014 and I'm way out of date...) and in the synaptic package manager for my system, it only allows me to install the latest version of a package for my 10.04 ...
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Skype version says it is older than it is

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Problem: When I try to login to Skype, it says ¨cannot connect to server¨ - i understand that Skype no longer connects to server when the Skype version is less than 4.3, so my problem ...
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How to get back to Nomachine version 3 or getting version 4 to work?

I recently upgraded from Lubuntu 12.10 to Lubuntu 14.04. In doing that, I messed up with my apps and had to install the new version of Nomachine NX CLIENT (version 4). Sadly, this version is giving ...
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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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“'version' has bad syntax” error when attemping update-initramfs with -k version

I want to run the following command : sudo update-initramfs -u -k version , but i get the following error message update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-version dpkg: warning: version ...
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How to see what SDL version I have on my ubuntu

I am want to know what SDL version I have installed on my ubuntu Is there a terminal commend I can run to find out ??
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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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Help needed to choose the right version of ubuntu to install

I have planned to buy a laptop that comes with Free DOS. My question's are: Will ubuntu work on laptop's? if so Can i install ubuntu that is there for download i.e., ubuntu 11.10/ ubuntu10.04 LTS. ...
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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 [duplicate]

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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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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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 ...