[SATLUG] Tell apt to ignore one custom .deb package?

Henry Pugsley henry.pugsley at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 23:26:59 CST 2007


You can set the package for "hold" .. I can't remember how to do it outside
of dselect though.  You can also use diversions to exclude a handful of
files from being modified by another package.
-Henry

On Dec 14, 2007 1:42 PM, Sean Carolan <scarolan at gmail.com> wrote:

> I downloaded the latest Nessus .deb from the Tenable website, and
> managed to install it on my Ubuntu 7.10 laptop.  I had to symlink a
> couple of libraries to get it working, but it's running fine now.  The
> problem is the whole apt-get parade is being held up by this one
> package that apt thinks is broken.  Is there any way to tell apt to
> just leave my Nessus alone, and only manage everything else?
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