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Re: Apt-get, Exclude

On Lu, 21 mar 11, 18:19:07, Matt wrote:
> Have worked mostly with CentOS.  In CentOS we frequently use 'yum
> update' to keep the server up to date.  For packages that we do not
> want updated we add them to exclude in yum.conf.  Is there anything
> like exclude for apt-get in Debian?

Besides the methods in the other posts there is also 
/etc/apt/preferences (or /etc/apt/preferences.d/ if you like the 
multiple file approach). See 'man apt_preferences' for details.

But, are you aware that upgrades in a stable Debian system are only for 
security or serious bugs?

Offtopic discussions among Debian users and developers:

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