View Full Version : [ubuntu] How can I back up to 17.04?

March 13th, 2018, 04:50 AM
I am having great trouble with 17.04, partly, I think, becaauae I did an

# apt install upgrade

For this reason, firefox is giving me fits in signing in. Can anybody help me back-grade from 17.10 to 17.04 and get me signed in to firefox?


March 13th, 2018, 05:00 AM

There is no downgrade path short of a re-installation. That would do you little good, since 17.04 is no longer supported. Ridding yourself of a cockroach by blasting off and nuking the planet from orbit is a bit excessive.

Might you be interested in getting some help solving the particular issue instead?

March 14th, 2018, 11:51 PM
Why do you say that 17.04 is no longer supported when it is label as LTS?? I'm looking to install the latest Firefox. Every time I mess with that, some things break.

I'll try again. Thanks.

March 15th, 2018, 12:05 AM
16.04 is the LTS.

There is no downgrade.
Part of reason why I have two / (root) partitions. But my 14.04 / is now 18.04 even though not yet released, but just to test & experiment.
My main working install of 16.04 has been stable enough that I have not had to boot 14.04 for years.