Re: How do I get aptitude to unhold???
On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 07:43:05PM -0500, Dennis G. Wicks wrote:
> Yeah, it should be simple, but it isn't doing it!
> I have a whole bunch of packages held from back when I
> had a buggy apt-get and aptitude and now I want to
> upgrade and I can't get them unheld. Where is that list
> at? Is there any way I can just go delete the list/file?
> This is what I do:
> aptitude unhold sysvinit <etc.>
> and aptitude -f unhold sysvinit <etc.>
Run aptitude with no parameters, then limit the list (Ctrl-l) to those
packages on hold (~ahold). Then select the header of all packages on
hold and hit "+" to mark them for install. This removes the hold. Then
do an update to get the current version.