Aptitude prevention

Wesley Velroij velroij at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 19:12:22 BST 2009


I think its not named kpackage but kpackagekit orso, anyway the default
package manager in karmic kubuntu

2009/10/3 Derek Broughton <derek at pointerstop.ca>

> Ric Moore wrote:
>
> > On Sat, 2009-10-03 at 09:59 +0200, Donn wrote:
> >> On Saturday 03 October 2009 09:41:48 Wesley Velroij wrote:
> >> > With Kpackage I can select which packages to upgrade and which not.
> >> >
> >> Maybe this is a new thing. I am still on Jaunty and I can't see any way
> >> to specify this. There are Green + signs but no option for 'do not
> >> upgrade this'.
> >
> > I'm using karmic, but with synaptic, click on your package to lock, then
> > click on package in the tool bar, then click on "lock version". That
> > should do it. Ric
>
> Wesley said "with kpackage" and Donn said he didn't see a way.  So then
> telling how you do it with a package manager that is neither KPackage, nor
> aptitude, nor even KDE, hardly seems apropos.
>
> To answer the original question:
>
> # sudo aptitude hold openoffice.org-core
>
> should do the job
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> derek
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