Re: undoing `apt-get upgrade`?
firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Gaddis) wrote:
>A week or so ago, I was gonna update my server. I ran
>$ apt-get update
>$ apt-get upgrade
>and was informed there was about 20 megabytes of packages
>to update. When I asked to continue, I promptly told it
>"no". Now if I use dselect, and select a package to be
>added, when I choose "Install", it still wants to download
>the other 20 MB's of packages, leaving me to retrieve the
>package manually and doing a `dpkg -i` on it. Is there any
>way to "undo" my `apt-get upgrade` so that it will remove
>these packages from the list of packages to be updated?
You could go into dselect and mark the packages you don't want upgraded
to hold (press =). You may have to sort out a few dependencies as a
Colin Watson [email@example.com]