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Andrew Beacock's Blog: How to install a specific version of a Debian package

Andrew Beacock's Blog: How to install a specific version of a Debian package

apt debian howto essential Feb 15, 2010

apt-cache showpkg <package name>
apt-get install <package name>=<version>
old packages in /var/cache/apt/archives/
use dpkg -i /var/cache/apt/archives/x.deb to install