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Look at prefer way from the scratch: man apt_preferences and the answer Install a different version of a package


Be sure to chmod 644 your KeePassHttp.plgx file. Mine was 640 and I got the same error. KeePass2's error messages are obviously a bit misleading.


Install PHP 5.2.17 on Ubuntu 14.04 Based on: http://www.rasyid.net/2014/10/07/using-multiple-php-inside-one-ubuntu-machine/ Add PostgreSQL Apt Repository (provides postgresql-server-dev-9.4) apt-get install -y wget echo "deb http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt/ trusty-pgdg main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pgdg.list wget --quiet -O - ...


You can easily upgrade to the next version when it is released, you absolutely do not have to reformat your partition. Note: If it is not an LTS then, you cannot skip a version while upgrading, e.g., 14.10: non-lts 15.04: non-lts 15.10: non-lts The correct procedure to upgrade is (assuming you have 14.10): 14.10 > 15.04 > 15.10 Remember, you ...


You will be able to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 without loosing your files and programs. There is absolutely no need to reformat. When the 16.04 update will be released, the update manager will simply prompt you if you want to install the new Ubuntu version or not.


You can do dpkg -s <packagename> Output of that command would be this for coreutils: Section: utils Installed-Size: 12955 Maintainer: Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> Architecture: armhf Multi-Arch: foreign Version: 8.23-4 Replaces: mktemp, realpath, timeout Pre-Depends: libacl1 (>= 2.2.51-8), libattr1 (>= 1:2.4.46-8), libc6 (>= ...


My fifty cents :) With dpkg-query % dpkg-query --show coreutils coreutils 8.23-4ubuntu2 With axi-cache % axi-cache policy coreutils coreutils: Installed: 8.23-4ubuntu2 Candidate: 8.23-4ubuntu2 Version table: *** 8.23-4ubuntu2 0 500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ wily/main amd64 Packages 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status


Use dpkg -s to see which version of a package is installed. sudo dpkg -s coreutils That should give you something like this: Package: coreutils Essential: yes Status: install ok installed Priority: required Section: utils Installed-Size: 6020 Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com> Architecture: amd64 Multi-Arch: ...


The latest version of coreutils is 8.24, looking at the GNU mirror. In Ubuntu repositories, the latest version is 8.23 for 15.04/15.10/16.04: Package coreutils precise (12.04LTS) (utils): GNU core utilities 8.13-3ubuntu3.3 [security]: amd64 i386 precise-updates (utils): GNU core utilities 8.13-3ubuntu3.3: amd64 i386 trusty (14.04LTS) (utils): GNU core ...


Short answer - check the Installed field in the output of apt-cache policy : testdir:$ apt-cache policy coreutils coreutils: Installed: 8.21-1ubuntu5.1 Candidate: 8.21-1ubuntu5.1 Version table: *** 8.21-1ubuntu5.1 0 500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates/main amd64 Packages 500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ ...


The correct way to get the version of system-installed software is to use your package manager tools! --version is not a reliable way to do so, for several reasons: Not all programs have executables. Libraries are a good example. You can't check your kernel version using linux --version, as there is no such command. Or your video driver version. Not all ...


As most with most commands, the manual usually helps: $ man lsb_release ... DESCRIPTION The lsb_release command provides certain LSB (Linux Standard Base) and distribution-specific information. ... SEE ALSO lsb(8) Which leads to: $ man lsb NAME lsb - Linux Standard Base support for Debian DESCRIPTION The ...

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