Rollback to previous package version after upgrade with Ubuntu 8.04LTS and apt

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I recently did an upgrade using apt-get update / upgrade and one of the packages didn't fair so well so I needed to roll it back.

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  1. This will show all the versions of the package in the cache
  2. apt-cache show [package name] | fgrep Version:
  4. This will install an older version of the package
  5. apt-get install [package name]=[version]

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