[Techtalk] using aptitude

Conor Daly conor.daly-linuxchix at cod.homelinux.org
Mon Aug 27 09:40:03 UTC 2007

On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 05:26:15PM -0700 or so it is rumoured hereabouts, 
Maria McKinley thought:
> So, I've started using aptitude, first by just using the commands that 
> are the same as apt-get (I did dist-upgrade), and now I started looking 
> at the interface. What does it mean "These packages could be upgraded, 
> but you have asked for them to be held at their current version." How 
> did I do that and where?

The other thing is that certain packages are not upgraded by default.  The
kernel is one such package.  There is an apt config file that specifies
such holds.  /etc/apt.conf IIRC.

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