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Re: Downgrading specific packages with apt

On Saturday, 10 June 2017 05:45:22 CEST Fungi4All wrote:
> apt
> Hold a package: 
> sudo apt-mark hold <package-name>
> Remove the hold: 
> sudo apt-mark unhold <package-name>

That's ok. I can then:
$ sudo apt upgrade
to upgrade that package to the latest available version.

But my question was: once I've upgrated it, how can I *downgrade* it to its 
previous version, in case I find out it doesn't work right? What's the best 
practice to downgrade with apt?