Keeping a deb file, and not upgrading it....

Rob Blomquist rob at
Sat Mar 18 23:01:42 UTC 2006

On Saturday 18 March 2006 19:56, albi so eloquently stated:
> Rob Blomquist wrote:
> > I have had a problem with my printer and the release of cupsys for 5.10.
> > Basically, it did not print. I tried an experiment, and forced the
> > upgrade of the Ubuntu version for the Debian version, and got a
> > functional printer immediately.
> >
> > But now, Adept, and apt-get have targeted that file as "upgradeable". I
> > want it to be saved until a new Ubuntu version is out. How can I do that?
> --> 6.12 How do I put a package on hold?

This nailed it for me. Thanks to all that responded.

BTW, Adept is the package manager for Kubuntu, built by the Kubuntu team. 
After using Aptitude, I am quite grateful it exists, as Aptitude drove me 

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