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Re: apt-get trying to remove manually installed packages

James Robertson <j@mesrobertson.com> wrote:
JR> I am running Sid.
JR> while doing a dist-upgrade apt-get wants to remove a number of packages that
JR> are manually installed.
JR> How can I prevent apt from removing my manually installed packages?

	i've made apt-get ignore packages with this:
# echo $packagename hold | dpkg --set-selections

	& to take it off hold:
# echo $packagename install | dpkg --set-selections

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