Unix/Linux — Ubuntu/Debian — lock package version


In order to lock a package to a specific version and refrain it from being upgraded do:

sudo -s
echo PACKAGE_NAME hold | dpkg --set-selections

To verify the settings for a package to:

sudo -s
dpkg --get-selections PACKAGE_NAME

To re-enable a package to be upgraded do:

sudo -s
echo PACKAGE_NAME install | dpkg --set-selections

More info can be found here:


3 Responses to “Unix/Linux — Ubuntu/Debian — lock package version”

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