[PLUG] How to Ignore Updates?

Ameet Gholap amitrgholap at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 07:04:21 PDT 2007


2007/6/18, BVK <bvk.groups at gmail.com>:
>
> On 6/13/07, Ameet Gholap <amitrgholap at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I am using ubuntu 6.06.
> > I got a notification of updates - checked and found them to be
> xscreensaver
> > related.
> >
> > I want to disable notification for these updates permenantly.
> >
> > Can anyone help me in disabling them?
> >
>
> I am not sure about Ubuntu, but this may work:  Edit
> /etc/apt/preferences file and add lines as below:
>
>           Package: xscreensaver
>           Pin: version 5.8*
>           Pin-Priority: 1001
>
> Change 5.8* in the middle line to current xscreensaver version (hint:
> aptitude show xscreensaver | grep -i version). If possible, read man
> apt_preferences.
>
> BTW, tell us back if it worked.
>
>
> / bvk-chaitanya



Thanks for the help. I wont be able to tell whether it worked or not, since
I am not going to do as you said. I have opened a bug against kubuntu to
take care of the same and they have accepted it.

Thanks all for the help.

-- 
~A.
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