I want to install geth 1.5.9 but I find only geth 1.6.0! How can I install geth with this specific version?
sudo apt-get install ethereum will pull the latest release from the official repository, which at the time of writing is version 1.6.0.
If you want to get your hands on an older version, you have two options:
- download the pre-built binaries/packages from the Downloads page, or
- download the source from the relevant version's entry in the Releases page (under the Downloads section), and build yourself.
In theory, you should also be able to use
apt to get an older version by specifying the version in the command. For example:
sudo apt-get install ethereum=1.5.9
However, I can't actually see any older version in the repository itself, and the version names are probably too complex to guess given they contain the build number (e.g.