Im trying to install Apache 2.4.12 or apache2.4 at least.
I see some listings for apache2.2 in the apt-cache, but I don't see apache2.4.
How can I verify the actually version that
sudo apt-get install apache2
will install, without having to install?
apt-cache policy apache2
you'll get output like this:
apache2: Installed: (none) Candidate: 2.4.7-1ubuntu4.1 Version table: 2.4.7-1ubuntu4.1 0 500 http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates/main amd64 Packages 500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-security/main amd64 Packages 2.4.7-1ubuntu4 0 500 http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/main amd64 Packages
The version listed as "Candidate" is the one that will be installed if you do
apt-get install apache2.
If there's more than one version available, you can force which one you want by giving the version number, in my example it would by default install 2.4.7-1ubuntu4.1 but I can force the other version with:
apt-get install apache2=2.4.7-1ubuntu4