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Downgrade Openmpi 4.0.3 to 2.0.2-2

How can i degrade openmpi from 4.0.3 to 2.0.2-2. its because in order to run lights its the requirement its asking for. Also, I am getting this error when i try to wrtie make auto, its as follows ...
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How can I downgrade GCC and G++? [closed]

I am trying to set up a neat dev environment for my LFS build and I really need to have the version 9.2.0 of GCC and G++. I currently have the 9.3.0 and I have absolutely no clue on how to downgrade. ...
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Downgrading QT to mainstream version

I need to downgrade my QT from version 5.6.1 to 5.5.1. (The reason being that compilation fails for several software packages, requiring exactly version 5.5.1.) However, I cannot seem to do that, ...
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Cannot downgrade nvidia-driver-440 to nvidia-driver-430 on Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.2 and I updated the nvidia driver to 440 using sudo apt install nvidia-driver-440. Unfortunately, after this update, the performance that I obtain using the NVIDIA Optical ...
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Ubuntu 18.04, downgrading gcc from 8.4 to 8.3

I am in the position of using some slightly out of date build tools that refuse to work with gcc 8.4; the latest they recognize is gcc 8.3. I am using Ubuntu 18.04, and when I run apt list gcc-8 --all-...
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start ubuntu 18.04 an error : end kernel panic -not syncing: attempted to kill init! exitcode=0x0000000b occurs by stack smashing detected

I downgraded my ubuntu 18.10 to 18.04 today. After rebooting and logining the downgraded 18.04, I met an error as follows: enter image description here. Then I run the following commands in the ...
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Downgrade a package installed from source

I'm trying to install a specific version of the library as follows, sudo apt-get install -f libvtk6.3 But, I have got an existing latest version of the same library installed in my system from ...
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is it possible to downgrade ubunto 19.10 to 19.04?

I upgraded the ubuntu from 19.04 to 19.10. but ubuntu 19.10 has the wine problem so I just want to downgrade 19.10 to 19.04 is it possible? and how to do it?
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A reposotory for downgrade

I'm working on Ubuntu 18.04 and I need to Downgrade some packages, but I cannot find them on /var/cache/apt/archives anymore, so I'm looking for some external Ubuntu 18.04 compliant repository able to ...
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Firefox downgrade

I recently updated some packages that are now giving some rendering problems in firefox and overleaf. From the /var/log/apt/history.log I believe the devil is in apt-get upgrade python-jsonschema ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 18.04.3 kernel to original kernel

On my machine, I run Ubuntu 18.04.3 with kernel version 5.4.0-050400rc5-generic. Unfortunately, VirtualBox and the NVidia drivers seem to have an issue with this kernel version because several compile ...
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Downgrade Mariadb to 10.1 on Ubuntu 19.10

I recently upgraded my main Ubuntu install from Ubuntu 18.04 to 19.10 mainly for testing within my company to make sure the currently used software stack will be compatible come 20.04 Everything is ...
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Can't install Ubunu 18.04. ran into initramfs

I wanted to downgrade from Ubuntu 19 to 18.04. While inserting the bootable USB and trying to install again, I ran in two problems: 1.In the installation process it goes to partitioning HDD section ...
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How to install Ubuntu LTS (18.04) on a system for which disk drivers are existing only i the most recent, non-LTS version?

I am holding in my hands a cool ASUS UX481F (ZenBook Duo) that works surprisingly well out-of-the-box (including network and disk) with Ubuntu 19.10 live USB, but the Ubuntu 18.04 both liveUSB and ...
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Can't start apache2 after downgrade php version 7.0 to 5.6 in ubuntu server 18.04

Today I just downgrade PHP version 7.0 to 5.6 by reference of this blog: now every time I put apache2 restart command sudo service apache2 start it shows Job for apache2.service failed because ...
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How to downgrade from ubuntu 19.10 to 18.04 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 19.10 from 18.04 using do-release-upgrade. But now I realize that the new version consumes a lot of system resources and doesn't work properly on my machine. I want to ...
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Can Ubuntu 16.04 use kernel version 3?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS. It has kernel version 4. I want to downgrade to kernel version 3. How can I downgrade to kernel version 3 from 4?
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Modify existing Ubuntu Installation from USB Live Boot

Say i have an installation of 18.04 Ubuntu on my PC. Somehow some 32bit libraries i need are different versions from 64bit (64 bit are greater version than 32bit) (i dont know how that happened) and ...
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How do I downgrade from Grub 2.04 to 2.02?

Following a reported bug in Grub 2.04, I am unable to boot to my installation of Windows 10. I can't seem to be able to access earlier versions of Grub in the eaon repositories, and I'm concerned ...
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Virtualbox not starting after downgrading kernel on my laptop

I was having graphics issues with my laptop on Xubuntu 18.04LTS with kernel 4.15.0-58-generic, so i downgraded to 3.19.0-59-generic. That fixed the graphics issues, but now virtualbox won't start ...
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How to install a package and force downgrade of all its needed dependencies

Let's say I have a package mypack. It has a ton of dependencies, that have a ton of dependencies themselves. I want to install it in one step where also all its dependencies are automatically ...
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How to downgrade poppler-utils version from 0.74 to 0.62 in ubuntu 18?

I installed poppler-utils on ubuntu 18 using the following command: apt-get install poppler-utils It automatically installed version 0.74.0. I want to downgrade it to 0.62.0. I've already followed ...
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Downgrade openmpi v2.1.1 to v2.0.2

I have installed openmpi on ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS using $sudo apt-get install libopenmpi-dev $ mpirun -version mpirun (Open MPI) 2.1.1 How can I downgrade it to v2.0.2 Thank you!
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How to go downgrade Thunderbird to older version in 18.04?,

My indispensable addons don't work in Thunderbird 60.x (Japanese popup readers rikaichan, rikaichamp, yomichan, etc.) nor in 52.x (lightning calendar) so I want to downgrade to an even older version ...
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How to downgrade PHP 7.1?

Recently I've upgraded my Ubuntu from 18.04 LTS to 18.10. This also upgraded my PHP 7.1 to this version: PHP 7.1.28-1+ubuntu18.04.1+deb.sury.org+3. Now I have to downgrade to PHP 7.1.27 due to 7.1.28 ...
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Downgrading Java 11 to java 8? [duplicate]

How can i downgrade the java version 11 to java 8. As i need jenkins, current jenkins versoin doesn't support java 11. I need to downgrade.
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Downgrade to 4.13 or upgrade to 4.18 from 4.15 kernel

I had Ubuntu 16.04 with kernel 4.4 but I need TCP BBR and I read that TCP BBR is present in kernel since version 4.9 so I installed the following: sudo apt install --install-recommends linux-generic-...
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Prevent upgrading of ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 [duplicate]

So, new here so... I downgraded my ubuntu drive from 18.04 to 16.04 (For tensorflow 1.12 and cuda 9. Had to downgrade.) My question is how would I keep it at 16, so that I can use 'sudo apt-get ...
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How to rollback to an older kernel on 16.04/purge kernel automatically installs new one?

unattended-upgrade recently automatically upgrade my kernel to 4.4.0-143 but it does not work with Nvidia graphic cards so I decided to roll back to previous version. I am able to boot to an older ...
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How to install Linux Kernel 2.6.11 using source code

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I would like to change my Linux Kernel version to 2.6.11(downgrade). Are any dependencies to downgrade? For example, libraries to help source code compile, Ubuntu ...
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No such file or directory error at log in after I downgraded from Ubuntu 18.10 to 18.04 [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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