How do you prevent or hold back a package from updating in a Debian-based distro?


To hold back a package
echo "<package-name> hold" | dpkg --set-selections

 

To release the hold on a package:
echo "<package-name> install" | dpkg --set-selections

 

To see the status of all packages:
dpkg --get-selections

 

Tags: Debian, Hold, Packages
2018-10-21 18:24 Roy Kidder {writeRevision}
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