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Questions tagged [downgrade]

For questions about how to revert to an earlier version of a package or an earlier versions of Ubuntu.

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No such file or directory error at log in after I downgraded from Ubuntu 18.10 to 18.04

I downgraded from 18.10 to 18.04 - and I got the same error as in this question bash: /usr/bin/locale-check: No such file or directory error after i downgraded from ubuntu 18.10 to 18.04 When I ...
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Down-grade from ubuntu 18 to 16.04 [duplicate]

How to down-grade from ubuntu 18 to 16.04 in a dual boot with Windows 10
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Downgrading 18.10 to 18.04 - How can I only purge the OS and not delete my personal files? [duplicate]

Seeing as how I'm starting to hate 18.10 more and more, I've decided on a downgrade. Also seeing as how a downgrade is not really recommended and I'll have to probably go with a total reinstall, what'...
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Is it possible to change the dependencies of a package?

I would like to change the dependencies of the package slack-desktop. My case is complex, but I will try to explain it why i wanna do this. I want to downgrade slack-desktop using this command sudo ...
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Backup current version of installed packages to downgrade later [duplicate]

I want to backup the current installed packages (list of all packages AND installed versions), in order to revert to them if 'apt update' installs some newer version which doesn't work well. How can I ...
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bash: /usr/bin/locale-check: No such file or directory error after i downgraded from ubuntu 18.10 to 18.04

After downgrading my Ubuntu from 18.10 to 18.04 when ever trying to login I am getting the following error: And opening the terminal following error displays bash: /usr/bin/locale-check: No such ...
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How can I safely downgrade from 18.04 to 16.04 [duplicate]

A couple of days ago I upgraded my netbook from 16.04 to 18.04. Is there a safe way to return to 16.04? My system is the following: Memory: 3.8GB Processor: Intel® Celeron(R) CPU N3060 @ 1.60GHz × 2 ...
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I am trying to downgrade make from 4.1 to 3.81

I downloaded 3.81 file from http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/make/ after then extracted it & then inside the extracted file I opened terminal but I got errors... ./config make sudo make install After make ...
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How do I downgrade from 18.10 to 18.04 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded from 18.04 to 18.10... Wanting to revert to LTS. Can I do this without re-installing Ubuntu?
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Upgraded to 16.04.5 without dist-upgrade and can I go back?

I'd thought to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04.4 to 16.04.5 you needed to run "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade". I just ran sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade and that took me from 16.04.4 to 16.04.5 ...
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How to downgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to 16.04?

I was recently working on a project and needed to use Ubuntu for a coding segment. I replaced my Windows system with Ubuntu 18.04, but what I actually needed was on Ubuntu 16.04. I have the ISO on ...
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How to rollback an incomplete system upgrade? [duplicate]

The short version: I started an upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in the command line. The update was interrupted after 1083 new packages were installed and 141 old ones were removed. ...
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How to Downgrade php 7.0 to php 5.3.24 for Magento 1.9.2.1

I want to downgrade my server to meet the requirements for Magento 1.9.2.1. Currently, I am running PHP 7.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Amazon AWS - EC2) Php info of the server http://13.229.128.250/phpinfo....
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Cannot downgrade wpa_supplicant to fix Wi-Fi connection to a corporate network (WPA2/PEAP with no CA certificate) in Ubuntu 18.04

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04 (clean install, full wipe). Now I can no longer connect to the corporate network at my office (perhaps related to these bugs: bug 1, bug 2). What ...
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Cannot downgrade a package upgraded previously

Note 1: At the end of the post I explain why I think this is not a duplicate of this or this question. Note 2: If you want to avoid wasting too much time in reading the question, you can just read ...
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Downgrade GNU Compilers Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install the HDF5 compression libraries with the Intel Compilers suite (Intel Parallel Studio XE 2018.2.046). With the same suite I've compiled both szip and zlib and I'm proceeding to ...
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Render LaTeX is not working in Inkscape after installing to 18.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 (Not upgrade, a clean install). In Ubuntu 18.04, the rendering LaTeX function in Inkscape is not working. Following is the error output: *** WARNING - the ...
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use dd Cloning Tool and Ubuntu installed on usb for upgrade or downgrade Ubuntu

I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04, made some wrong selections while upgrading, Can I use Ubuntu installed on usb stick (dd The Native Linux Cloning Tool) to upgrade or downgrade Ubuntu ?
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Downgrade from 17.10 to 16.04LTS

How do I downgrade from 17.10 to 16.04LTS since I can't be upgraded to 18.04 due to my 32-bit laptop?
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Up/Downgrading Ubuntu after EOL from terminal only [duplicate]

Recently when Ubuntu 17.04 reached its end of life, I have been unable to install and update packages both on my personal machine and on my web server. After some research I realized that my ubuntu ...
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Is it possible to install old version of NoMachine?

My NoMachine on remote PC was auto-updated to 6 version. But my host machine require 5th (there are some specific issues with the newer one). And now it is not possible to connect from 5th to 6th. Is ...
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Downgrade kernel U16.04

I read many questions like mine but I didn't solve. I explain my situation: I currently have kernel 4.13.0-26-generic that solve Meltdown and Spectre on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. After that upgrade I can'...
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Disable HWE and continue with GA kernal of 16.04?

My Laptop is very old and doesn't need support for new hardware. Updating to new kernel releases has made me 2nd monitor not to work. How can I opt out of HWE and stay with 5years supported kernel? I ...
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Stuck downgrading libssl on Ubuntu 16.04

I have updated my Ubtuntu 16.04 server earlier today, and one of my apps which uses wkhtmltopdf stopped working. Based on the thread here, the solution is to downgrade and lock libssl to the previous ...
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How to INSTALL kernel 4.4 which no longer resides on the system and then remove kernel 4.10 from ubuntu 16.04

My bluetooth audio arrangement works with 4.4.0-7x but no kernel that I've tried in between that and now 4.10.0-32 and beyond. It's an IHB-23 speaker system that shows up as a headset. On somewhere ...
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tls-remote workaround for openvpn on Ubuntu 17.10

I try to work around that the option --tls-remote was removed in openvpn 2.4 so my openvpn config file does not work any more. I tried to downgrade openvpn from 2.4 in Ubuntu 17.10 down to 2.3.4: ...
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How to downgrade if version is not known?

I'm trying to downgrade libboost-dev-all from 1.58 to 1.55.0.1. However if I do apt-cache showpkg libboost-dev-all it doesnt show 1.55.0.1 as a version to select. Whats the cleanest way to install ...
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How do I downgrade Firefox v. 57 to v. 56?

What is the most straight forward way to downgrade Firefox 57 to Firefox 56? This is to have more time to wait for working replacements for legacy extensions.
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How do I downgrade Firefox 56 to 52esr? [duplicate]

Currently I am running FF56 on Ubuntu 16.04. Despite the cool new stuff in FF57, I can't update because some extensions I regularly use won't be compatible, and there are no similar compatible ...
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How can I downgrade from Audacity 2.2.0 to 2.1.3? [duplicate]

I'm using Lubuntu 17.04. I'd like to downgrade Audacity from 2.2.0 (too buggy) to 2.1.3 but am unsure how to do that. Your help is much appreciated.
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How to downgrade packages that are updated by adding PPA?

I am in horrible mess. I have added these repositories for to install gnome builder as told here and then I had did this:-sudo apt dist-upgrade sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging ...
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how to downgrade mono?

i've been trying to modify the repo for it, but all i managed to get was an HTTP 404 Error. can someone tell me how to downgrade mono using repos or from annother way? thanks in advance
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How to downgrade from Ubuntu 16.04.3 to 16.04? [closed]

How can I downgrade from 16.04.3 to 16.04? I want to install Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.2) on Ubuntu 16.04. The installation guide I refer to exactly Ubuntu 16.04. I'm having trouble running Oracle ...
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How do I stop continuous downgrading by APT?

Every time I go to terminal and do an update+upgrade it wants to downgrade 2 packages (debhelper and dh-autoreconf). This is the message I get: The following packages will be DOWNGRADED: ...
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Kernel installation by using Synaptic

As part of my investigation of the distortion issues I'm having, I was going to try installing an older kernel that I used to use when I was on Mint... I found a article here that explains removal of ...
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How to rollback from 17.04 to 16.04? [duplicate]

I upgraded to 17.04 but having some issue with wifi, how can I downgrade to 16.04?
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Issues after downgrading to 16.04 from 17.04

I had Ubuntu 17.04 and decided to go back to 16.04 as it had lot of stability issues. Upon uninstalling 17.04 and installing 16.04 the installation was successful, but the home directory and boot ...
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Want to reinstall 14.04 over 16.04 [duplicate]

I was running 14.04 on my Intel Atom processor based netbook. However, when I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, the netbook stopped working properly. I have now understood that the 1 GB of RAM is not ...
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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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How do downgrade kernel on Zesty (17.04) to Yakkety (16.10)

After upgrading from 16.10 to 17.04 I hit various bugs and I need to downgrade my kernel to the previous one 4.10 -> 4.8 How do I do that? Thanks
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Dependency problem while removing oibaf and paulo dias repositories

I have added Oibaf and Paulo Diases repositories and upgraded my system which resulted in broken apt. I can't ppa-purge any of them. This happens whenever I try to use any apt command. apt --fix-...
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Can't downgrade to the version I just upgraded from

This morning a regular software update brought in an update to Firefox that broke some important functionality in an app I run on top of it (with firefox -app). I checked my upgrade history and found ...
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How find and install old firefox version [duplicate]

I have already installed firefox 52.0.1 (64), trying to install 50.1.0 (64) sudo apt-get install firefox=50.1.0 answer E: «firefox» version «50.1.0» is not found. More information: $ apt-cache ...
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How do I use aptitude to downgrade/force version of a package?

I've decided that I like aptitude better than all the alternatives I've tried. But I can't figure out how to downgrade/force version of a package with it. I have to go back and use synaptic for that. ...
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How to remove all packages installed which are not in the repositories and install the current repositories' equivalents

I mistakenly switched my repositories to Zesty's and upgraded all the packages. Now that I reverted to Yakkety, is there a way I can make apt uninstall all Zesty's packages and reinstall Yakkety's ...
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Roll back Ubuntu 16.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

Is it possible to downgrade my Ubuntu 16.04 installation to 14.04? I have recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04, but it is not compatible with my laptop. Most often I have to face ...
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How do I install/downgrade version 7.35.0 of Curl on ubuntu 16.04?

Is it possible to install or downgrade curl version 7.35.0 on ubuntu 16.04? Default curl version is 7.47.0 in ubuntu 16.04 but I want to install curl 7.35.0. If possible please help me ASAP.
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Downgrading Virtualbox, conflicting packages

I'm trying to downgrade VirtualBox to 5.0.26 because I have sound issues with Genymotion and I hope they get fixed. I currently have 5.1.14. I got the .deb for 5.0.26 from their archive here. I try ...
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(How) can I downgrade Unity?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I would like to downgrade Unity to version 7.3.2 (Ubuntu 15) or to version 7.2.6 (Ubuntu 14). I know that there are some dependency issues, but is it possible to fix ...
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Running apt upgrade downgrades kernel from `4.8.0.40.51` to `4.8.0.39.50`

When executing apt upgrade (after running update first), is displays information that packages linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-image-generic linux-libc-dev are going to be downgraded. ...