How to disable grub-mkconfig once and forever?

Tom H tomh0665 at
Sat Jul 9 15:15:52 UTC 2016

On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 8:48 AM, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at> wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Jul 2016 08:25:34 -0400, Tom H wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 3:55 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>>> since there seems to be no way to prevent Ubuntu from enforcing to
>>> install GRUB
>> Why can't you pin grub (and other bootloaders) to "-1"?
> Does this prevent do-release-upgrade from installing GRUB?

If grub-install isn't installed, it can't be run.

[If pinning prevents a package or a task from being installed, you can
create an equivs package to provide all the relevant grub packages.]

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