Taking Package out of update mechanism

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Tue Jun 2 15:27:58 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2 Jun 2009, Tim Frost wrote:

> On Tue, 2009-06-02 at 11:51 +0200, Sascha Effert wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am using kile to edit latex source code. In the version shipped with ubuntu
>> 9.04 (Kile 2.1) the spell checking is broken (it shows latex commends as
>> failures), at least in german. Therefore I installed the Version from ubuntu
>> 8.04 (2.0) which works quite good for me. My problem is now, that apt wants to
>> update it to version 2.1. Is there a way to tell apt, that I do not want
>> updates for this package? I tried to find a way using synaptic, but was not
>> successfull.
> You can do this in Synaptic.  Select kile in the package list, then use
> the menu to set Package->Lock version.  (Not sure what the German
> equivalent of the menu options are)

I tried this experimentally but see no way to undo the lock should it be 
desired in the future.

Bob Holtzman
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