how to install certain packge with certain version using yum

Posted on 2010-01-03
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
Hi all,
I've installed yum-NetworkManager-dispatcher-1.1.16-13.el5.centos.noarch  using
yum install yum*

but I need to install yum-NetworkManager-dispatcher-1.1.16-12.el5 instead
when I try yum downgrade
I got this  message

[root@localhost ~]# yum downgrade yum-NetworkManager-dispatcher  
Loaded plugins: aliases, changelog, downloadonly, fastestmirror, filter-data, keys, kmod, list-data, priorities, protect-packages, protectbase, security,
              : tmprepo, verify, versionlock
Setting up Downgrade Process
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * addons:
 * base:
 * extras:
 * updates:
0 packages excluded due to repository protections
Reading version lock configuration
Only Upgrade available on package: yum-NetworkManager-dispatcher-1.1.16-13.el5.centos.noarch
Nothing to do
[root@localhost ~]#

can any body help and tell me the right syntax
Iam using centos 5.4

thanks in advance
Question by:mediabox
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    Accepted Solution

    I'm sorry, but that package (yum-NetworkManager-dispatcher-1.1.16-12.el5.centos.noarch.rpm) does not seem to exist. The version number must have been skipped by the developers. Please see for yourself:

    The general way of downgrading via 'yum' is described here:

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