HowTo running 5.0.0 aside 4.0.7 on debian?

My introduction to KiCad software was at

Since 5.0.0 was released as stable, I downloaded the 5.0.0 deb package for my 64-bit -amd64 x86_64 debian linux architecture PC from

and saved it to my /home/user/Downloads/kicad_5.0.0+dfsg1-1_amd64.deb
I renamed /home/user/kicad /home/user/kicad4

Since I have gotten kicad 4.0.7 to print traces onto a pdf, I am reluctant to overwrite it. If I installed the 5.0.0 deb
package using dpkg, will my kicad 4.0.7 still work?
I read about using a VM at

[edit, Joan: I changed title to reflect content better]

I replaced 4.0.7 w/ 5.0.0.
I tried to delete this thread, but failed. My mistake. Sorry.
Please consider this thread obsolete, and delete it. Thank you.

There’s no need to delete this kind of thread, the question was reasonable. Here’s one thread about it:

How to install different versions side by side is another matter.

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