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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How to Force SMB Legacy Mode Version 1 SMB1 In Ubuntu 19.04

I hope someone can help me figure this out. In previous versions of Ubuntu I could lower the security of samba server with something like this. server max protocol = nt1 I don't need the extra ...
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How to determine if the current Ubuntu installation is minimal?

I just want to determine whether my installed Ubuntu system is a minimal system or not. Is there any command thay can do this? I use an image from google cloud. Seems there is no dir called /var/log/...
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How to upgrade Ruby to version >=2.4.4 on Ubuntu 16.04? (for wpscan)

I'm currently on Ubuntu 16.04. I'm trying to install wpscan. I already have ruby but it's v.2.3.1 (default). I've tried both suggested methods, gem install wpscan and "from sources". In both cases, I'...
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Don't Know Version Of Ubuntu To Use On Vista32 [duplicate]

Don't know what version of Ubuntu to download for Windows Vista 32 based desktop computer. I have previously downloaded 16.04.5 version, however, don't see it on list of alternative Ubuntu versions ...
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theHarvester: failure to import modules

I'm trying to install and run theHarvester. I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. My default python3 is version 3.5.2. theHarvester requires Python3.6+, so I've installed Python3.6 and Python3.7 with sudo ...
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Install an old OpenShot release in Ubuntu 18.04

OpenShot is a free video editing software. In 2017, developpers updated it in a QT version. Recently I moved to Ubuntu 18.04 instead of 16.04 so I had no choice and had to use the new version of ...
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Which version of Ubuntu should I use on an old MAcbook pro? [duplicate]

I have an old Macbook Pro 15 Inch from 2009. It has Memory 3.7 G Processor Intel® Core™ i7 CPU M 620 @ 2.67GHz × 4 Graphics NVA5 Gnome 3.28.2 OS 64 bit Disk 491 GB I am running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS -...
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Test if yad version >= specific version number

I need a script to check if yad (and other programs) version number is >= to a specific number. For example I have: $ yad --version 0.40.0 (GTK+ 3.24.8) $ gedit --version gedit - Version 3.32.0 $ ...
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Upgrade to latest version of libexiv2

To get an update lens db, I need a newer version of libexiv2 than is currently in the repo. Specifically I need version 0.27 or later. I tried to build it from source, and installed it in /usr/local. ...
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How to install an older version of a package not entirely intended for your Ubuntu version?

I have Lubuntu 19.04. The latest Inkscape is unstable (crashes often) even though it's from the stable package. The latest Gimp 2.10 is very stable (as are most versions I've tried through the years ...
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How to list all available versions of a snap which is not installed?

How to list all available versions of a snap which is not installed? I'm using Ubuntu 19.04 with snap 2.39.3.
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Is there any meaning to version names does not starts with *.01

All Ubuntu versions are *.04 or *.06, or *.10. Why only 04 or 06 or 10?
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arduino ide 1.8.9 on ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Giving an error when running ./install.sh Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit IDE version 1.8.9 I checked the script file RESOURCE_NAME=arduino-arduinoid this is what it has for RESOURCE_NAME jarvis@jarvis-...
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pyenv error installing Python 3.6.7 or 2.7.8 in Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

I am trying to install Python 2.7.8 and Python 3.6.7 using Pyenv but I have always the same problem: ERROR: The Python ssl extension was not compiled. Missing the OpenSSL lib? BUILD FAILED (Ubuntu ...
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DIY package that can be superceded by official update?

There is a utility package available in the official apt repo, and I have installed it, but the version there does not contain a feature I need. As far as I can tell, there's no third-party repo ...
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Why Ubuntu isn't moving its repository to old-releases anymore?

Since 17.10 Ubuntu has its archives still in Ubuntu Archives instead of old-releases. Is there any reason before this?
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How to install gcc-4.8 on Ubuntu 19.04?

Today updated Ubuntu from 18.10 to 19.04 and found that gcc-4.8 and related packages were removed. But I need them to build soft for my work. How could I recover them and their dependencies?
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How to update to a specific version of Ubuntu (NOT latest version)

How can i update to a specific version of ubuntu ? F.e. 16.04.0 to 16.04.3 instead of 16.04.6 (latest 16.04 release at this time). Is there a solution that works on 16.04 and 18.04 (18.04.0 to 18.04.1 ...
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How to identify specific Ubuntu version?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 (https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Trusty_Tahr/) installed, but which? /etc/issue states: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS /proc/version reads: Linux version 3.16.0-77-generic (buildd@lgw01-09) (gcc ...
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Having Problem after installing Ubuntu

I installed the latest version of Ubuntu LTS on my machine which is Dell N5010 after a while Ubuntu started bothering me by freezing, crash out and so on now here is my question, assuming that I'm ...
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How to modify version of apt installed package?

for example, by use apt install xxx I installed some deb package on my ubuntu xenial system. grub2-common 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1.14 How do I modify this version so that dpkg -s ...
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In a Ubuntu release version, what kinds of updates/upgrades can we (not) get on installed packages and Linux kernel?

In Debian Stable, although I haven't experienced it, I heard that the versions of installed packages and kernel can be increased. I am not sure in what sense that means. A version number usually ...
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Package is to be upgraded but I already have that version

I want to install libdrm-dev package but I get the following issue: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Firefox version check shows wrong version

When I run in the directory where firefox(Ver. 52.5) is located, I get this andy@7_~/Downloads$ firefox -v Mozilla Firefox 65.0.1 I do have 2 versions, but it should be reporting Ver. 52.5?
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Ubuntu 18.10 get numberd #17-ubuntu

I find my ubuntu 18.10 numbered #17 me@host:~$ uname -v #17-Ubuntu SMP Fri Feb 8 00:06:57 UTC 2019 if #17 is about kernel, then me@host:~$ uname -r 4.18.0-16-generic No number 17 in it. What ...
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Tool/Procedure To Determine OS Binary Present On External Disk Partition(s) [closed]

Any ideas on how to go about determining the OS Binary Present On External Disk Partitions; other than mounting a partition, and comparing actually file sizes between various files resting on ...
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What is bionic-updates? [duplicate]

After having had a tactical issue with bionic-updates, I came to wonder what bionic-updates actually was but could not find any documentation. What is this distribution for? Is this some kind of "...
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OS for ageing but little used HP DV6000 [duplicate]

worried that the core ii duo 1.8 GHz processor won't cope with ubuntu 18.04.1 any recommendations? will it just run slower or choke? I have 2 gig ram. Also, I need to run a Focusrite Scarlett 214 (...
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Which version of Linux [duplicate]

New to Linux and wanted to ask which version is the best to learn Ubuntu? This is what I see on the packages site: trusty (14.04LTS) trusty-updates trusty-backports xenial (16.04LTS) xenial-updates ...
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how do I install latest version of svn

after running the command sudo apt-get install subversion and checking the version of svn using command svn --version the version was 1.9. But the latest version is 1.11. How should I get the ...
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What Plasma versions will be available within 18.04 LTS?

I like Kubuntu 18.04 a lot, it is very stable and maybe the best Linux I ever used. I am facing some minor problems (like here and here) that are possibly fixed in the newer versions of Plasma (5.13), ...
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Can anyone help me to find out which version of Ubuntu we use? [duplicate]

I need to be able to find out what version of Ubuntu we are using. I have no IT person who can help anymore. Can anyone help please?
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Old version of Kile on Ubuntu 18.04

So far I have been using a previous version of Kile in Ubuntu 16. Upon installing Ubuntu 18.04, I found that the default version in apt packet manager is Kile 3.1 and even a beta version (that's what ...
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Why Pidgin Internet Messenger gives version mismatch error?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04, I had installed Pidgin Internet Messenger from Ubuntu Software. When I try to connect it with IBM Sametime, it throws a Version Mismatch error. Please advice.
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How to switch between 17.10 to 18.10 on the same computer [duplicate]

I installed two version of Ubuntu, 17.10 and 18.10 from image of 18.10 on one computer. The default version is 17.10. How I switch to 18.10?
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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 ...