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How to install an older version of Firefox easily?

I am an Ubuntu user and I would like to have an older version of Firefox on my system (to enable TiddlyWiki to write to my file system). I found in Internet the sequence of steps for installation of ...
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easy_install will not connect through proxy

I'm running Ubuntu Server 10.04 64-bit under VirtualBox, and it seems that everything except easy_install and pip can connect to the Internet. I have set and exported the http_proxy environment ...
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How do I totally reinstall setup tools and all associated stuff

My setups tools system appears to be broken beyond recovery. And no doubt my attempts at recovering it have made it worse. Now I'm looking for the "nuke the site from orbit" option. I've already ...
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Error with python-setuptools doing “sudo easy_install python-graph-core”

Using easy_install, part of the python-setuptools, I get the following error: $ sudo easy_install python-graph-core [sudo] password for dan: Searching for python-graph-core Reading ...
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In Ubuntu/Debian, how do I mark a package as non-auto removable?

Suppose I have a package (a Python package in this case) that I install using Synaptic. Because the version of this package is somewhat outdated, I remove it in Synaptic and then install it using ...