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Exclude packages from `apt-get upgrade` [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent updating of a specific package? Keep the Ubuntu package version I'm using now Is it possible to upgrade all packages except a given package? Is there ...
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How to hold a package back from being upgraded? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to forbid a specific package to be updated? I don't want my kernel or grub updated until I do it manually. Is this possible in Ubuntu (10.04, I suppose)?
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How can I prevent Firefox from updating to a newer version [duplicate]

Since when going after the road-map, firefox 57 will be released on 14.11.207. Now my problem is that I use a whole lot of legacy add-ons I want to keep working with. So how can I prevent firefox ...
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How to install gitg version 2.7 under 15.04? [duplicate]

I updated to Ubuntu 15.04. The shipped version of gitg is 3.15.1 - in Ubuntu 14.10 it was 2.7.3. I really like to install the old version again, since the new version is very inconvenient to handle. ...
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Selective sudo apt-get dist-upgrade [duplicate]

If I run: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade It upgrades all the packages on my system, including LibreOffice, Chrome & Firefox, which for me is undesirable. How can I tell Ubuntu to only install system ...
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How to lock firefox version? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent updating of a specific package? I would like to lock firefox version in ubuntu 10.10 as we are running our software in firefox version 3.6. Coz of this we are ...
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How can i block updates for specific application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent updating of a specific package? I want keep my system updated but i don't want that a specific application is updated! In my case Thunderbird. I don't want to ...
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How to disable Linux Image and Header Updates? [duplicate]

I'm running an Ethereum mining rig on Xubuntu (Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS). With this, I have been running the latest AMD Blockchain GPU drivers and ROCM kernel. I had 4 GPUs running at 29 M/H, but upon ...
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Disabling packages from the update manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent updating of a specific package? I'm looking for ways to blacklist packages from being suggested for update by the update manager. Reason: gdesklets for ...
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How to turn off updates for Rhythmbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent updating of a specific package? Keep the Ubuntu package version I'm using now Exclude packages from apt-get upgrade As of today (8/5/12), I tried both ...
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Update software without upgrading the release or edition [duplicate]

I strictly have to stay in 14.04.1 version. I have already disabled the "New Ubuntu version notifications" (and willing to take any further actions that would make a possible accidental release ...
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How do I prevent apt-get from upgrading packages built from source with apt pinning? [duplicate]

I have a package installed (xcp-xapi) which is prone to a bug. The fix is very simple (only a couple of lines in the code) so what I do is the following: apt-get source xcp-xapi Then I find the ...
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Skip a particular package for update and proceed for all others [duplicate]

I am trying to update a production server after some months maybe. While updating the apt cache I get the following message. sudo apt update Hit:1 http://tw.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease ...
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How to avoid upgrade the package(s) in upgrading? [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get upgrade some of my installed packages also upgrading, but I don't want to upgrade them. Is there any way to avoid upgrade them. Reverse of this question
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How to stop software updater from disabling Nvidia driver? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.05. Every time I reboot after a 2-3 days or a week, the Nvidia driver is disabled because of the automatic software updates. Is it possible to configure the automatic software ...

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