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Questions tagged [versions]

Versions are sequence-based states of softwares, usually, they increment based on significant changes like bug fixes, implementation of new functionality or changes in the existing program.

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Which command and alias for pip3.7

I created the following alias to run pip3.7 everytime I use pip command: pip='pip3.7' Now, bash says: pip -V pip 18.1 from /home/uname/.local/lib/python3.7/site-packages/pip (python 3.7) but, the ...
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Which Ubuntu version would i use? [duplicate]

I am a programmer, i have a old laptop with the same configuration as below: cpu Core 2 duo Intel T5870 2GHz, Ram 1GB. Can i use Ubuntu version for my work ? Thanks for help!
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Can I run Ubuntu 64-bit on a Dell PowerEdge 2650?

I have downloaded both the 32bit and 64bit iso's and tried to install ubuntu on a Dell PE2650. Both times the install stops telling be I need the i686. I'm new to Linux and confused, any help would ...
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Which Python is running? [duplicate]

I've just now installed Python 3.7 and I'd like to understand why I get the following output from bash: g-luca@hp-notebook:~$ python3.7 -V Python 3.7.0 g-luca@hp-notebook:~$ python3 -V Python 3.5.2 g-...
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How to change the default version of python in ubuntu permanently [duplicate]

The default version of python in my Ubuntu 18.04 is 2.7. I've already used the command: alias python=python3 but it changes the python version temporarily, as soon as I close the terminal and re-...
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Which version should I give to a custom Ubuntu deb package

I'd like to package software for easy company-internal deployment, but I'm not sure which version strings to assign. I read this explanation on how it works. However, I'm still not 100% sure. Let's ...
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LINUX FLAVORS AND VERSIONS

I am a bit confused about the meaning of these two terms:flavor and version,i know its a very basic question but i am a beginner so please explain it with some example that what they two mean and how ...
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What is the difference between Docker's “rolling” and “latest” tags?

On the Docker Hub site, I find tags "rolling" and "latest". What is the difference between them? https://hub.docker.com/_/ubuntu/
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Ubuntu 18.04 libosmesa6 depends libglapi-mesa (= 18.0.0~rc5-1ubuntu1) but 18.0.5-0ubuntu0~18.04.1 is to be installed

Quite a few people encounter this issue, especially those who want to use Gym and Mujoco for reinforcement learning. The installation process is frustrating, but luckily some people spot part of the ...
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Is it possible to upgrade not to LTS? 16.04.2 to 16.04.4 for example (while 16.04.5 is LTS)

I need to update to a specific point version not to LTS, is it possible? For example from: 16.04.2 to 16.04.4 (while 16.04.5 is LTS) I don't want to mark specific files or packages just to use a ...
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Ubuntu Desktop VS Ubuntu Server [duplicate]

So really the difference between Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server is one minus servers and the latter minus a GUI, is that correct? So if I install Desktop, I could just remove the GUI and install a ...
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what is the difference between node and nodejs version being shown in my terminal ubuntu 17 [duplicate]

When I type node -v result: v.10.8.0, npm -v result: v 6.2.0. and finally nodejs -v result: v.6.14.2. I read in other forum saying that node and nodejs are same. If it's true, did I installed two ...
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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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How do software versions are ported (or not) in a LTS version?

I run 18.04 on my main server and I have a hard time to exactly understand what "LTS" means: does "Long Time Support" mean that whatever software is installed on day one, at that "version", will be ...
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How to run two different versions of Gmsh on Ubuntu 16.04 and related issues

I want to have two versions of Gmsh: 2.10.1 (http://gmsh.info/bin/Linux/gmsh-2.10.1-Linux64.tgz) and 3.0.6 (the latest) on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS machine. Both of which I seem to have installed ...
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Cannot install package, probably because a dependency is deprecated. How to get around this? [closed]

I want to install the esl-erlang package on Linux Mint 18.3 (technically not ubuntu, but this place still seemed the closest to an appropriate place to ask this question), but I can't install 3 ...
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How to update kernel version without upgrading kernel? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with linux kernel 4.13. However I had to manually install linux kernel 4.4 to support local legacy software and hardware. I'm currently running $uname -r 4.4.0-128-...
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what are the different between live server and Ubuntu Server also Ubuntu Desktop? [duplicate]

I was read this part of the official documentation about ubuntu The basic steps to install Ubuntu Server Edition are the same as those for installing any operating system. Unlike the Desktop ...
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Plasma 5.13 in Kubuntu 18.04?

Plasma 5.13 is said to have better Kwin performance and many other improvements. Can it be installed and can it run in Kubuntu 18.04? The upgrade doesn't sound very abrupt, it should be from 5.12 to ...
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How can I find out the version of mysql package?

In Lubuntu 18.04, I found mysql-client-core-5.7 in default repositories. I was wondering which version of mysql it provides? I don't find any such information in https://packages.ubuntu.com/xenial/...
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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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APT Repo - same package for multiple/all codenames

I need to create a .deb package and use reprepro to create the repository. I am managing a large group of Ubuntu desktops with diferent Ubuntu versions. I don't specify the codename on my /DEBIAN/conf ...
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where to find previous versions in official website [duplicate]

i cant find how to install the .ISO file of ubuntu 16.04. it shows me only the 18.04 version. thank you.
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What's the “right thing to do” when latest version of some gnu software is not available via apt-get [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 16.04 and need to use ddrescue from the gddrescue package. (NB: this is NOT the same software at all as dd_rescue from the ddrescue package). The latest version available via apt-get is 1....
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upgrading ubuntu 16 to 18 : how to keep a specific version of a library?

I have ubuntu 16 and I would like to upgrade to the last one, 18. but I installed sikulix and it requires a specific version (2.4) of a library( opencv) I know, having tested, that on a fresh ...
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wifi problems in ubuntu 16.04

In ubuntu there is no option for wifi display .I saw your previous answers but here in my ubuntu the coulumn of additional drivers is empty.How to fix it?
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Why is OpenJDK 10 packaged as openjdk-11-*?

While looking to compile OpenJDK from source, the newest General Availability version (OpenJDK 10.0.1) insists on OpenJDK 9 or 10. JDK 11, however, is not due to be released until September 2018. ...
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get version from windows executable from within ubuntu

I have a mono app that is a .net developed application. It runs within linux and I'm trying to write a script that will extract the version number of the file from the executable itself. I've done a ...
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Is there way to install two instances of the same application?

What if I would like to have different versions of the same application ? Or even the same version twice ? I heard there some new technology ("Modularity") in Fedora 28 that allows to do that. Are ...
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How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04.4 to 16.04.5? [closed]

I have done sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Then I checked lsb_release -a which showed, still: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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Keep Ubuntu version

Is there any way to block the update of the Ubuntu version? I have version 16.04.3 and I want it to not update to 16.04.4. I do this: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt dist-upgrade and my ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - PHP 7.1.11 to 7.1.3

How can I upgrade my PHP version from PHP 7.1.11 to 7.1.3 on my Ubuntu 16.04 server? I've tried the following: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-...
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How to know which version of Certbot is installed?

I use a Ubuntu 16.04 with Nginx and Certbot. I tried to execute, for example: certbot -v certbot -V certbot --version man certbot none gave any relevant output. How could I know the version ...
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How easy is it to upgrade from 18.04 beta 1 to 18.04 final release? [duplicate]

I have a new ASUS Vivobook laptop and am wondering which version of Ubuntu to install given that 18.04 LTS is scheduled for release at the end of this month. I took a look at the Ubuntu releases page ...
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Linux starts Netbeans 8.1 instead of 8.2 when I start with “netbeans”

In /usr/local I can only see the folder netbeans-8.2 but it starts 8.1 every time which results in an exception because 8.1 isn't compatible with JDK-9.
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Messed up Ubuntu versions and now can't upgrade to 16.04.4

Long story short, I installed the lastest "base-files" package to fix an unrelated mess. It worked, except for the point that now my system ("old" 16.04 from 2016) think it is already upgraded to 16....
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Installing KDE on Ubuntu, fails to fetch files because of versions mismatches [duplicate]

Trying to install KDE on Ubuntu 16.04 with the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install ...
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Find which versions of Ubuntu a package in a 3rd-party repository is available for?

I have a link to a 3rd party package repository, for example something like this: http://eddie.website/repository/apt stable main There is a particular package available from this repository (for ...
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I need a password bypass on an old version of Ubuntu

I have an old laptop running at Ubuntu Linux Specific versions: Linux 4.4.0-59generic GNU GRUB version 2.0~beta2-36unbuntu3. I need to access this laptop because it has really important files such ...
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Why does Ubuntu 18.04 come with rustc 1.18? [closed]

I'm aware of the fact that Ubuntu 18.04 isn't released yet and things can change. However, all versions < 18.04 provide rustc 1.21 whereas 18.04 comes with 1.18 which already is quite old (recent ...
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Can I set up an environment (not a VM) with an old version of Ubuntu?

I want to install a package that depends on an old version of libgtkmm that conflicts with the current version on Artful. It also needs to access a set of drivers that are already installed on my main ...
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How to upgrade Openstack version

my current Openstack is Mytaka and now I want to upgrade it to Ocata but I don't know exactly how to do so someone can show me or send me link. Thank you so much!
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Ubuntu implementation of Windows “Previous Versions” tab?

I have implemented a FreeNAS solution and setup SMB sharing. I have also setup regular snapshots. I was pleased to find that Windows was able to see these snapshots in it's "Previous Versions" tab: ...
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update manager failed, use previous version to recover

I have an old hardware x86 PC running 12.04.5. I had been ignoring the Update Manager and using the CLI for updates till recently when I decided to use Update Manager, BIG MISTAKE!!!! It hung my ...
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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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Upgrading to the not quite newest version of Firefox without losing bookmarks/prefs

I'm trying to upgrade to Firefox 56 from 54 (I don't want 57 but I need at least 55 to install certain add-ons) and I don't want to lose any bookmarks or preferences etc.. I have the tar.bz2 file and ...
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Why is my 16.04 LTS showing Kernel version 4.10.0-42 - related to Meltdown Patch

I just read this in answer on another question asked by member 4.10 (=17.04) will not be patched: 17.04 went end of life last week (:)) and if you updated the kernel from 4.4 (initial kernel for 16....
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Can unattended-upgrades upgrade from Ubuntu 16 to 17 (major upgrade)?

Can unattended-upgrades upgrade from Ubuntu 16 to 17 (major upgrade)? I assume the current term is "major upgrade" (just as you would go from WordPress 3.x.x to 4.x.x or Drupal 7.x.x to 8.x.x).
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Version agnostic PHP-FPM restart

This is how I restart PHP-FPM in Debian oriented systems: /etc/init.d/php7.0-fpm restart Is there a version agnostic way? All ways I tried from here (besides the one above), failed.
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Which type of installation to choose? [duplicate]

I recently downloaded ubuntu 17 64 bit AMD for my laptop but whilst trying to install, it would just freeze. And so I need to know which type I should download. I use a Packard Bell Acer brand, 2 GB ...