Roll back recent updates

Petter Adsen petter at synth.no
Wed May 13 06:26:15 UTC 2015


On Tue, 12 May 2015 11:37:26 -0700
"P. Echols" <p.echo926 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry if this is a duplicate.  The list does not seem to be sending my
> copies back to me.
> 
> A recent update to gscan2pdf (from the developer's ppa) has caused a
> problem.  I have posted that problem to the gscan2pdf listserve.  But
> I want to get it working again between now and a fix.
> 
> Does anyone know of a way to identify and roll back updates without
> uninstalling and going with the version in the repos?  (The PPA
> version fixes another problem found in the version shipped with Ubu
> 14.04)

You can remove the currently installed package with apt-get, and
install any version you want by specifying the version following the
package name.

Something like:

apt-get install foobar-1.2-4

Petter

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