Re: ubuntu 12.04 LTS how to avoid GRUB update‏

Spyros Tsiolis stsiol at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jan 13 18:57:33 UTC 2016


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> On Wed, 13/1/16, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> 
>  Subject: Re: ubuntu 12.04 LTS how to avoid GRUB update‏
>  To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
>  Date: Wednesday, 13 January, 2016, 12:31
>  
>  On Wed, 13 Jan 2016
>  10:12:13 +0000 (UTC), Spyros Tsiolis wrote:
>  >Yes, I've "unchecked" the
>  GRUB2 package but synaptic chokes on
>  >other packages that (from what it seems)
>  are needed by the system.
>  >I can post the
>  actual message if you want me to .
>  
>  No, never post a message that is related to
>  your request, you get
>  better help, if we
>  have to guess or use crystal balls.
>  
>  I don't understand why you want to perform
>  a partial upgrade, resp. are
>  you using GRUB
>  at all?
>  
>  GRUB likely is a
>  recommended dependency, if so, then it could be removed
>  assumed you shouldn't use it. However,
>  Petter suggested to put a hold
 > on the
 > package. Did you test this?
 > 
 > Regards,
 > Ralf
 

LOL :-)

You 're right. I am writing faster than I am thinnking :-)

Sorry for this.

I read Peters' e-mail and am hunting the switch down the man
pages.

Thank you kindly,

spyros




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