ubuntu 12.04 LTS how to avoid GRUB update‏

Petter Adsen petter at synth.no
Thu Jan 14 16:50:18 UTC 2016

On Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:21:59 +0000 (UTC)
Spyros Tsiolis <stsiol at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi Chaps,
> So, I am going ahead with this (taken from Petters' mail message) :
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> 1. 'dpkg -l | grep grub'
> This lists all the installed grub packages
> 2. 'apt-get purge <list of packages from above step>'
> This removes them
> 3. 'apt-mark hold <list of removed packages>'
> This prevents them from being installed again

If I read Oli's message correctly, that last part (number 3) should not
be necessary as the packages will not be automatically reinstalled.
Just purge grub and you should be fine.


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