date: 2008-06-05 18:21:30+00:00

'Debian : preventing a package from being updated'

categories: - Debian/Ubuntu - Linux

Put a package on hold : echo "${package} hold" | dpkg --set-selections

Remove the hold : echo "${package} install" | dpkg --set-selections

where ${package} is the package name

Knowing the status of your packages : dpkg --get-selections