To which version will Aptitude update?

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Wed Jul 20 18:01:05 UTC 2011

Dotan Cohen wrote:

> I see that there is an update to Thunderbird, but to avoid breaking
> vital extensions I am wary about updating. How can I tell to which
> version Thunderbird will be updated? Thanks!

From your apt-cache show, it's the highest available version. So here

> Version: 3.1.10+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.11.04.2

Were other versions available you can specify a lower version than the
highest with an equals sign:

apt-get install thunderbird=3.1.10+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.11.04.2


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