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Command to check version [duplicate]

I am new to this platform so can some one help me out for some commands. I need some commands on patching a server for only specific packages. After upgrading packages how to figure out package ...
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What are the GCC and clang versions available in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

In the new Ubuntu 18.04: What's the default GCC version (with which the binaries were built)? What GCC versions are available as separate packages (and what minor version is installed if I install ...
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how to check package version before install [duplicate]

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 ...
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How to find current version of Gnome for Ubuntu 18.04 from internet? [duplicate]

I'm writing this in Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS. I'm looking at Gnome Extensions for Ubuntu 18.04 that work with Gnome version 3.24 and breaks with version 3.26. How can I find out using browser (google ...
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What is the latest kernel in 17.04? 4.10.0-21-generic? [duplicate]

I am on Kubuntu 17.04. And I wonder - how can I check whether I am on the latest kernel? I type this in my terminal: $ uname -r 4.10.0-21-generic So is it the latest kernel? If not, how can I ...
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Command to know software version from terminal before installing [duplicate]

Am trying to install Bibletime v2.9.2. I purged v2.8, added the crosswire ppa (ppa:pkgcrosswire/ppa) to my software sources and did a sudo apt-get update. Since I don't have a fast internet ...
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Latest packages available [duplicate]

Due to an accessibility bug in the latest versions of Ubuntu I will have to revert back to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS when 12.10 is retired later this month. I see that Ubuntu 12.04 came with Firefox 11.0, ...
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How to list all available versions of a certain package? [duplicate]

apt-cache dump returns all information of available packages. In order to get all versions of a certain package the following was tried: ubuntu@ubuntu-xenial:~$ apt-cache dump | grep -A25 "python-...
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How can I check dependency list for a deb package

How can I check dependency list for a deb package. I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and I have backed up all deb packages from var/cache/apt/archives. I want to format my pc and re-install selected ...
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What is the version of Postgres sql shipped with Ubuntu 18

We are planning for Ubuntu OS upgrade next year, wanted to know which version of Postgres is supported by default.
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Why different openssl version

I've got running an Ubuntu desktop and a home server (Ubuntu server). Both are 16.04.3 LTS xenial. The kernels are different. Ubuntu server got the newest kernel. By decrypting some stuff on the ...
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Downgrade Mesa Drivers [duplicate]

I see a ton of references as to how to UPGRADE your Mesa drivers using PPAs. However, is there a way to DOWNGRADE easily? For example, I currently have Mesa 17.1.3 installed but would like the ability ...
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list of package versions by ubuntu releases?

is there a page that lists package versions that are in past and current versions of ubuntu? for example, say that I want to find out which versions of the web stack (nginx, apache, php, perl, ...
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apt-get install certain version

I have this: # apt-get update # apt-get install -y postgresql-client=11.2 and I get E: Version '11.2' for 'postgresql-client' was not found but if I remove the version from the install and I ...