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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Where does kernel.release file is 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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Update R version 3.0.2 to 3.3.0

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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to install PHP 5.2.x on ubuntu 14.04?

I want to run a version specific code on php 5.2.x which I have tried by many ways but not got any successful attempt. Please let me know that how I can install PHP 5.2 on ubuntu 14.04
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How do I find out the version of Zookeeper I am running?

I have an Ubuntu-12.04 VM running on my laptop.I have installed zookeeper on it using the command sudo apt-get install zookeeper Now for traditional Ubuntu programs I check the version using ...
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Why does the gnome-control-center say that I am running 16.04 when I am running 15.10?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, however when going into the Details section of the gnome-control-center it tells me just under the logo that I am running 16.04, though it then below ...
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How to install RAID management tool for ubuntu 14.04.3

This is the output of lsb_release -a command; No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty According to ...
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Ubuntu from torrent links [duplicate]

Is the Ubuntu which will be downloaded from the torrent link (given on this website) the full version that comes pre-installed on some laptops or will I have to pay some money to get it activated or ...
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How to completely delete Steam (Windows Version) from Ubuntu

Pretty new to Ubuntu so excuse the novice question, but I just deleted the Wine installed Steam from Ubuntu using #wine uninstaller on terminal, but the logos did not disappear, just want to check in ...
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Can't change version of Qt

I am trying to use Qt5.4, but when I write in console qmake --version only appears: Using Qt version 5.2.1 in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu I already install Qt 5.4, in another folder, but ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I have recently bought a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. I want to upgrade my 12.04LTS to 14.04. But update manager in my system is not showing the upgrade option to 14.04LTS. Instead it is ...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.10 on an old version (8.04)

I'm currently running on Ubuntu 8.04 but the original was 15.04. The tech guy installed the new one. Is it safe to install Ubuntu 15.10 with this? My computer has 2GB of RAM (I'll use the 32-bit ...
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How to Downgrade a Package via apt-get?

How to downgrade a package to an older version via apt-get?! Another tools are also accepted but apt-get is preferred.
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Installing package on different ubuntu version

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 ...
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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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Question about Ubuntu version 15.10

Let's assume that I install Ubuntu / UbuntuMATE / UbuntuGNOME or any version 15.10. The support will be till july of 2016 as stated on some sites. This would mean that after that a new version will ...
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Change apt-get update binary [duplicate]

I'm trying to run sudo apt-get update in my terminal. But i got this error Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/vivid/InRelease Unable to find expected entry ...
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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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how do I check coreutils version?

How do i check the version of coreutils? gnu coreutils says they are at version 5. Im sure Ubuntu is a variation on that. I tried: info coreutils File: coreutils.info, Node: coreutils invocation, ...
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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 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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Package versions in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu through a virtual machine (VM Workstation Player) and sometimes download packages through the terminal. Some of the packages I download are not the latest version. For example, I ...
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How can I get GCC 4.7 installed on Precise?

The latest version of GCC in the Precise archives is 4.6.3. However, GCC 4.7 adds support for some newer C++11 features (like delegating constructors). Quantal's package archives have GCC 4.7.2 ...
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:-1: error: The Qt version is invalid: qmake does not exist or is not executable

When I do deploy to Ubuntu device debug I get the following message :-1: error: The Qt version is invalid: qmake does not exist or is not executable
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Ubuntu & Linux Kernel Confusion

I see that when it comes to Ubuntu Linux & the linux kernel there is alot of rather confusing words used. If I look at "the linux kernel archives" website these kernels are source code & thus ...
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How do I decide what version of Ubuntu to install?

This question is here just to avoid you choosing the wrong Ubuntu version number. So, this is not about: Which flavour of Ubuntu to choose? nor about choosing the Server or Desktop version... nor ...