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If the package is not found, the most likely scenario is that it is not available for your Ubuntu version (16.04?), as newer versions of Ubuntu move on to more updated packages, eliminating old ones from the repositories. Alternatively, your Ubuntu is too old (12.04?). As I said in my comment, the version you want is available for 14.04 (trusty). To get ...


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Instead of getting a fresh version from the Dropbox site, i removed it and reinstalled using the Ubuntu software center, and now it works.


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Try getting a fresh release from: https://www.dropbox.com/install?os=lnx Make sure that your browser is logged out from dropbox.com when you visit this link; otherwise download links are not shown.


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No, python -v has not changed anything or done any harm. Upon initialization, It will show you the modules that are being initialized and the respective files from which they are being loaded. Upon exit, it will show you the unloading information of the loaded modules. So, for understanding, you can take -v as verbose. On the other hand, to get the version,...


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I'll expand on earlier answers with other handy versioning commands in the apt family. To see which versions are available, run apt-cache policy: # apt-cache policy apache2 apache2: Installed: (none) Candidate: 2.4.7-1ubuntu4.5 Version table: 2.4.10-1ubuntu1.1~ubuntu14.04.1 0 100 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-backports/main ...


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When not sure of commands best to check man in terminal. Most packages have a man command man python -v Print a message each time a module is initialized, showing the place (filename or built-in module) from which it is loaded. When given twice, print a message for each file that is checked for when searching ...


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You can use cat /etc/lsb-release natasha@natasha-M51SE:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS"


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try lsb_release -a. Example: $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Release: 16.04 Codename: xenial


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You have to update your reprosties to update to a newer ubuntu version. but do not update to 15.04 as it is no longer mantained. you have to upgrade to at least 15.10 to still get security fixes. Fully fleshed out answer comes later, when I or some editor has the commands for CLI and GUI at hand.


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You could mount your root partition that is on your SSD (usually double clicking the drive icon from the desktop or file manager). If you see multiple partitions/drives you may need to mount them all to find the correct one (the one with the etc folder). Open the etc folder and from there open the lsb-release file. This will contain the distribution ...


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No package will typically be updated beyond the major version shipped with the initial release of the distribution. Minor updates may be released provided changes are not significant, and security fixes from newer versions may be back-ported to maintain compatibility. You will find that some packages independently offer newer major versions from their own ...


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You can use dpkg -l libusb-1.0* or apt-cache policy libusb-1.0*



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