Selective upgrade possible?

Anders Karlsson trudheim at
Sat Apr 22 07:30:54 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 15:50 -0500, C Hamel wrote:
> Can one do a selective upgrade and, for instance, deny KDE from being upgrade?  
> I looked in man pages & am not sure just how to proceed.  I've been looking 
> at the ' --no-upgrade ' option.  Is that the correct one?
> Thanks...

What you are looking for is 'pinning' and you can do that either system
wide through /etc/apt/preferences or on a per tool basis. Synaptics
pinning is quite good.

Anders Karlsson <trudheim at>

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