Trouble with package management after using apt-mark

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sat Sep 5 15:10:45 UTC 2015


On 5 September 2015 at 16:00,  <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> ...
> After I apt-mark hold the grub packages, apt-get upgrade kept back the
> kernel packages, so I unhold the packages, but linux-lowlatency
> packages are still kept back. Before I hold and unhold the packages
> they were not kept back.

I don't fully understand what you want to do, but the reason the
packages are held back may be because you are using apt-get upgrade
instead of apt-get dist-upgrade.  dist-upgrade will install new
packages needed to install the held back packages, but upgrade will
not.

Colin



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