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 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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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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Which version of Ubuntu can I install on these specs? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my PC. Which version would suit a desktop and these specifications? My specs :- AMD Atholon 64 3000+ 1GB DDR RAM 750GB ASUS K8V-MX main board Thanks in advance!
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How to install Firefox 3.6 and 4.0+ in parallel?

Up until last week, I had both Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 4.0 installed, which was good for testing web applications. But now the nightly channel contains Firefox 6 instead of Firefox 4. I tried using ...
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What does 'Lock Version' do?

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). ...
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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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How do I get the version of an application from the command line?

I would like to know how to get the version information of an installed program that doesn't have the --version or -version method implemented.
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Scrolling and display problem (bug?) in LibreOffice 3.6 and above [closed]

This problem started with a new version of LibreOffice, 3.6.2.2. (the one with the new green splash screen instead of the old white one) and continued up to the latest 4.x versions. My documents are ...
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How to “clean” previous kernels after update? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I to remove or hide old kernel versions, to clean up the boot menu? I know this topic was brought up many times but I didn't really found an answer that would ...
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How can I install a specific older version of Firefox and keep it from automatically updating?

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 ...
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How do I determine if I am running 32 bit or 64 bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I check if I have a 32-bit or a 64-bit OS? This question seems to come up quite regularly. The answer I know is to go to terminal and type uname -m if it says ...
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Why documentation says release is 11.04 instead of 10.10 [closed]

I went to the desktop menu and opened System->About Ubuntu to read more. It says You are using Ubuntu 11.04 when I am using 10.10. Why is that so? Update: This has been fixed!
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Will python2.7 be available for 10.04 in the future?

Since Ubuntu 10.04 is an LTS release will it support python 2.7 as a default package maintainer version or at least have a python2.7 package in future? Since it will be the last major python 2.x ...
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How to know my GTK version?

I want to know my GTK version (i am working on Ubuntu 11.10) using a command line or any thing
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Installing Python 3.4 from source

I am running Xubuntu 13.10 i386 with the python (2.7) and python3 (3.3) packages installed. I have downloaded and compiled the source code for Python 3.4 but the binary file is named python. How can I ...
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How are applications selected as defaults?

Whenever I install Ubuntu there are certain applications I automatically install, instead of using Ubuntu's default (VLC comes to mind). My question is about how some software is chosen over others ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 shows 13.10

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and when I open "Details" it shows 13.10. In "Software & Updates" it shows 14.04 and all the repos are "trusty". I installed 14.04 when it just became a beta if ...
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Downgrade from one version to a previous version? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? Is it at all possible to downgrade from one version of Ubuntu to a previous version without doing a re-install similar to ...
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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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Install php 5.3 on ubuntu 13.04

How I could install old PHP version on Ubuntu 13.04 (prefer verson 5.3.3)? I appreciate any help.
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64-bit Intel machine can use the AMD64-bit? [duplicate]

I have a Intel 64-bit laptop with 8GB. I found somewhere that if I want to take the most out of my machine I should use the 64-bit version. But, is it correct that I can use the "Desktop image for ...
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How to install multiple versions of LibreOffice?

Because of a problem reported here, possibly a bug, I have to use LibreOffice 3.5. But I would like to keep an eye on the latest version, which might even solve that problem. I would like to use ...
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How do I tell which was the original version of Ubuntu installed on a machine?

I've got a few machines which I'm upgrading from version to version for a few years. I'm curious to find out what was the original version of Ubuntu installed on the machine. Is there a way to do ...
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How can I install a previous version of Firefox as if it was the default?

I noticed that Firefox 21 doesn't work in Ubuntu 12.04 (I upgraded Ubuntu recently). It pops up a message which says: "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible". I was ...
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Are there “portable” versions of Opera for Linux/Ubuntu?

I want to use the latest Opera browser, but v12 does not have opera-unite anymore. So, I would like to use a "portable" v11 Opera (v11 has unite). (By portable I mean a program with all files within ...
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On 14.04, my kernel version is 3.11.0-18?

After upgrading to 14.04, my kernel is not upgraded! it's like before: Linux Boxi 3.11.0-18-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 18 21:11:14 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Here's what I did: ...
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Which Ubuntu ISO should I burn for my system?

When I am downloading Ubuntu to burn it and install on a partition, I keep getting the amd version (ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso). I don't have an amd processor but I have intel i7 3740QM. On the ...
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Which version of Ubuntu is best suited for a Pentium 4

The question is pretty self-explanatory. I have a 2.8Ghz, 1GB RAM PC at my office. Windows is really slow on it and the Android Emulator never works properly on it. I am sure that Linux will ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 vs 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am migrating my workflow to ubuntu from windows. I have a macbook pro at home and I really enjoy being able to use the workspaces feature on ubuntu to increase my productivity. As myself being ...
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How to hide or remove ubuntu 12.10 from ubuntu unity login screen

How to hide or remove ubuntu 12.10 from ubuntu unity login screen? How to change or remove ubuntu 12.04 LTS text & ubuntu logo from system details? is there any way to replace ubuntu 12.10 ...
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How to get kernel versions to match in a server and clients?

Ubuntu has released 12.04.2 LTS, which has a newer kernel than the one that comes with 12.04.1 LTS. I prefer to keep server and clients with the same kernel version. Can this be done?