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installing a .deb package

You can give Eddy a try if you prefer a nice graphical interface.
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How to revert back to older elementary package?

Use apt-get install «pkg»=«version». That should downgrade your application. You'll also need to hold the package from updates with sudo apt-mark hold package_name
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How can I roll back Firefox back to previous version?

I'm not sure if Sean Patterson's answer is enough to prevent it from being updated by the AppCenter in the future. Hence, I'd also mark the package as held back using ‘apt-mark’ command in terminal ...
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How can I roll back Firefox back to previous version?

Install Synaptic Package Manager sudo apt install synaptic launch the program and search for firefox select it, then select Package at the top select Force Version... from the pull down select ...
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Gnome software centre is not installing

Actually this issue is dealt with here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/879495/update-after-purging-intel-01-org-driver-removed-gnome-software/879516 There is a problem with Ubuntu Xenial packages I ...
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Can't find snd.aloop

Type in the terminal $ sudo apt install linux-modules-extra-$(uname -r) $ sudo reboot After the restart check does it work with this command: modprobe snd-aloop
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installing a .deb package

If you're comfortable with the command line, you can use the dpkg command to install a .deb package. The format would be sudo dpkg -i name_of_package.deb then, sudo apt-get install -f. the dpkg -i ...
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How do I remove a package?

in the shell you can remove a package with the command: sudo apt remove packagename after that I would suggest to run the following command to remove unused dependencies: sudo apt autoremove You ...
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cant sudo apt-install

If you installed a third party kernel and then removed the source this could happen It's not ElementaryOS's problem (because EOS didn't had that kernel version - Release Candidate) but I may help you ...
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Broken apport return [Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)]

Solved the problem when I found the broken "deb" package in "/var/cache/apt/archives" and deleted it.
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Possible to add support for MySQL?

The question is a bit vague, but How to install MySQL on Ubuntu 16.04 will take you through the steps, just make sure to update (sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade) your system before ...
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After updating from AppCenter: sudo apt autoremove convenient?

I believe you can only be sure if you review each package and it's dependency (time consuming) I do autoremove every time and nothing bad happened yet, however people did complain in the past that ...
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