can't seem to get openssh-*

Martijn Brinkers martijn.list at
Tue May 13 19:42:44 UTC 2008

same here (hardy) 

The following packages have been kept back:
   openssh-client (4.7p1-8ubuntu1 => 4.7p1-8ubuntu1.1)
   openssh-server (4.7p1-8ubuntu1 => 4.7p1-8ubuntu1.1)
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded.


On Wed, 2008-05-14 at 02:14 +1000, Karl Auer wrote:
> Hi there.
> Tried to upgrade openssh using apt-get. It installed various libs and
> bits, but did not install upgraded openssh-client or openssh-server
> packages, saying they had been "held back".
> What exactly causes this? How do I get the upgraded versions to install?
> I'm running feisty.
> Someone on IRC suggested "apt-get install -f", but I'd like to know if
> that "held back" message actually means something important before I
> override apt-get's good judgement.
> Regards, K.

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