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How to Obtain and Install Old RPM Packages (Doc ID 838104.1)

Last updated on JUNE 24, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.0 to Oracle Linux 5.3 [Release RHEL4 to OL5U3]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document tell you two procedures:

  1. how to obtain old rpm packages
  2. how to apply the old rpm packages onto your system

for when you need to downgrade some of rpm packages on your system due to matching software requirements of applications you are using.

Note: you can not downgrade rpm packages by directly using ULN, actually you need obtain the package from ULN first, and apply it second.


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