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This answer is about turning off automatic updates. It does not notify you before the update. Replace the snap version of firefox with the apt version. It would only update when you update the rest of the packages. sudo snap remove firefox sudo apt install firefox Make sure to turn off automatic updates in the Software & Updates settings. However, ...


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If you go to about:config in the address bar and then state that you will be careful, you can set some update settings that should help you. In the search box after going to about:config type in app.update and set the one for app.update.auto to false, then lower set the app.update.notifyduringdownload to true so that you know when it is going to update. ...


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There is a check box in Settings - General Tab to tell Firefox to stop auto update See this: Update: The answer by @Terrance defines another way of disabling update by modifying config variables. There is still another way of defining config variable to enable/stop app update or other things: by defining enterprise policies. The steps are outlined below. ...


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Firefox upgdates come from the Ubuntu security repository and so are handled by unattended-upgrades. You really shouldn't delay these updates because they typically address critical security issues (see https://ubuntu.com/security/notices?order=newest&release=focal&details=firefox). As to why Firefox exhibits this behavior, see https://bugzilla....


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Depending on your familiarity with the package system and Ubuntu in general, this may be more trouble than you wish to take on. But in general inspect the /var/log/apt/history.log file and determine the list of packages that were upgraded in the last session. use aptitude or synaptic to downgrade those packages. you may / are likely to / run into dependency ...


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FWIW I stopped apt complaining about this by copying the mariadb.cnf file from a nominally identical system. For the record this is what it contains, should anyone else encounter this problem: # The MariaDB configuration file # # The MariaDB/MySQL tools read configuration files in the following order: # 1. "/etc/mysql/mariadb.cnf" (this file) to ...


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