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We had the same problem in our environment couple of months of ago, when ever you try to update the solution it says successfully deployed but still no changes showed. Almost same steps we followed as you mentioned. Finally we use some tool to check which Dll load in the Timer services and here we found our problem. SO in our case easy fix was Restart ...
No, there is no way to deploy a solution to a particular site collection. A solution is deployed either Globally to all web applications or a single web application. It is the feature inside the solution which can be deployed to a farm/webapplication/site collection/web.
Usually you deploy your farm solution to web application, but you activate solution's feature(s) only on desired site collection.
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