Linux headers

Jack Jackson jackson.linux at
Tue Jun 7 20:50:05 UTC 2005


>On Mon, 2005-06-06 at 15:42 -0400, Jack Jackson wrote:
>>Ever since "upgrading" my linux headers at the suggestion of the ubuntu 
>>update annoyer, I have been having terrible troubles with my machine. I 
>>wold like to revert to the last version before this one. Can anyone 
>>point me in the right direction to suss this out?
>I don't know if I understand you correctly (or more important,
>understand what you want to do), but if all you want is to use an old
>version of some package, use Synaptic: search for the package you want,
>and from “Packages” menu, choose “Force Version...” (or hit CTRL+E),
>choose the version you want and from the “Packages” menu again choose
>“Lock Version”.
>If you can't find the version you want to revert to in Synaptic, then
>you have to find the DEB file your self and install it manually and do
>the above procedure to lock the version.  Search Ubuntu¹ or Debian²
>archive site for the DEB file or ask some *TRUSTED* friend to send it
>you by mail or any other means.
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HI, Ziyad,
Thanks for the reply. I'm putting together some notes on the issue and
will come back to the groups when done. Thanks

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