Could Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy) users install some packages in higher Ubuntu versions ?

Johnneylee Rollins johnneylee.rollins at
Tue Jan 26 10:09:16 UTC 2010

On Tuesday, January 26, 2010, Donatas <fetdonatas at> wrote:
> You can update all of your sources, and do just the package upgrade, not the distro upgrade. In this way you will stay with Hardy and will use new software. To upgrade specified package use apt-get install -u package_name
> regards,
> Donatas
auto-complete is your best friend here. Alternatively, you can use
sudo apt-cache search PACKAGENAME
or if you are tied down by a GUI, use synaptic or your ubuntu distro's
package manager ui.
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