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 install Java 6 for use in Chrome?

I'm using an application for my employee timecards update. It will only run with Java version 6. Now after switching to Google Chrome, I'm facing an issue with this application. How do I install and ...
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Ubuntu / linux latest version [duplicate]

I need to install ubuntu / linux in my laptop sony vaio i3 processor with 2gb ram and 500 gb hard disk, which version of ubuntu / linux is best supported & easy to install codecs
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How can I find the version of Ubuntu that is installed?

I installed some version of Ubuntu on my VMware, but I don't know what version exactly it is. How can I find it out?
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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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Where can I get a list of all Ubuntu iso image volume ids, for current and past releases?

Is there an official list of all Ubuntu iso image volume ids, for current and past releases? I know that you can use the isoinfo command to get the volume id of a downloaded Live "CD" image. For ...
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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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libacsccid1_1.1.0-1~trusty1_armhf.deb or similar version for Ubuntu trusty 14.04

I have an NFC reader ACR1251U-A1, and I'm trying to install the driver for my NFC reader. In the folder that I have downloaded from the provider's website, there are only libacsccid1_1.1.0-1~trusty ...
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How to install gitg version 2.7 under 15.04? [duplicate]

I updated to Ubuntu 15.04. The shipped version of gitg is 3.15.1 - in Ubuntu 14.10 it was 2.7.3. I really like to install the old version again, since the new version is very inconvenient to handle. ...
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What version of Ubuntu is most efficient and stable as a small-scale server? [closed]

I have a fairly old desktop with a Pentium 4 and 1GB of RAM. I use it as a TeamSpeak server and to browse the web, not a lot of heavy-duty stuff, although I am considering building a website, in which ...
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Ubuntu Touch versions?

I understand Ubuntu Touch has different versions. Do they correspond to the regular desktop/server versions, i.e., will there be an Ubuntu Touch 15.04 next week too?
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Install Numpy on multple python version

I have installed the numpy module for Python 2.7. However I have three versions (2.4, 2.6 and 2.7) on my system and it has installed on 2.7 only. I presume this is the default python as this is the ...
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Can't update npm version EACCES --> npm update -g

I’m and trying to update my Node and npm version on the latest Ubuntu, but I’m stuck. I tried every solution I found on the Internet — changing permissions, complete uninstall and reinstall — but ...
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How do I find the path to the 32bit version of java on 64bit Linux?

I've installed a 32 bit version of java on my 64bit system to get Juniper VPN to work. What command line command will allow me to find the path to the 32 bit version of java?
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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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Which openstack version will be installed with juju?

I'm a newbie with MAAS and Juju, I'd like to know which openstack version will be installed with juju on MAAS ? Is it the latest version or can I choose my version ?
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java -home , Unrecognized option: error to create java virtual machine

My Ubuntu was OK. After trying to install Hadoop, I get this error. Why? java -home Unrecognized option: -home Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine. Error: A fatal exception has ...
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Ubuntu version 32 or 64 bit? [duplicate]

I'm new here and I don't know which ubuntu version is better for my netbook ASUS Eee PC 1015PX. The 32 or 64 bit version. Procesor specs can be found here Thanks!
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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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What Ubuntu 14.04 version do I use on my Compaq?

wanting to install Ubuntu on a Compaq Presario sr2020nx what version do I use, it has a AMD Athlon processor, with a Nvidia Geoforce 6150le video card on mb.
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“permisson denied” when I install JDK on Ubuntu

When I install jdk1.7.0-76 on Ubuntu, and input java -version on terminal, it turn out to be "permission denied" How can I handle this problem?
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installation of linbox, fflas-ffpack version problems

I've run into a problem while installing the linbox library. The installation of this library requires the fflas-ffpack library version >= 20100 and < 20200, as is reported by ./configure (it ...
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Why am I still running kernel `3.16.0-28-generic` on 14.10 although I have -29- and -33- installed?

I just received another kernel update (3.16.0-33-generic) I installed with apt-get dist-upgrade. I rebooted and checked with uname -r which gave me the output 3.16.0-28-generic. I know from ...
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Wireless not working on old notebook

Running slacker 6.1 on old comp. Have Linksys WPC54GS netbook adapter (wireless) and can't find a driver to make it work. It used to work but I rebooted with a different Version. Can anyone help?
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Unable to set the right version of java on Ubuntu 14.10

I recently tried installing the most recent version of Oracle JDK (1.8) but somehow I'm unable to overwrite the current version of java being used by the system. I set the JAVA_HOME variable to point ...
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How to determine which version of gfortran is installed?

I have the gfortran, but I have been told that gfortran versions 4.2 and older lacked some f90 functionality. How do I determine which version is already installed? Also, can I install the latest ...
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Installation of Older version QGIS2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 rather than QGIS2.8

I downloaded the qgis2.4 tarball from the qgis website, but it doesn’t follow the typical 3 steps of installation : ./configure make make install So I am stuck and unable to move forward. Could ...
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Install PHP 5.3 on Ubuntu 13.04

How I could install an old PHP version on Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) -preferably version 5.3.3?
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I can not remove Ruby1.9.3p0 from ubuntu. What is the process?

I have installed ruby 1.9.3p0 and on executing the command ruby -v it shows the version 1.9.3p0 installed. When i try to remove it by command sudo apt-get remove ruby1.9.3p0 it says package not found ...
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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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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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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. ...