Fwd: re update firefox 9 to 11

Steve Riley stvrly at gmail.com
Sun May 13 07:34:19 UTC 2012


On 2012-05-13 08:48:49 O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 13/05/12 08:29, ray burke wrote:
> >
> > No I want to stay with 9.0?
> > 
> 
> There should be an apt-get command (or if you use synaptics, I don't
> remember kpackagekit myself) to "park" a package and not get updates for
> it. Exactly how to do it I recommend you read man pages for apt-get and
> use internet search engines as I don't remember. Am now using Muon
> myself, it has a function for that.


Two ways. Either of the commands below will accomplish this.

$ sudo apt-mark hold PACKAGE-NAME
$ sudo echo "PACKAGE-NAME hold" | dpkg --set-selections

The first command is simply a wrapper that performs the same thing as the 
second command.

...Steve




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