dpkg


Putting packages on hold with apt on Debian

These 2 equal commands will make that package stay stuck in that version so you will have to take it off hold if you want to upgrade it: echo "package hold" | dpkg –set-selections apt-mark hold package 2 equal commands to take a package off Hold: echo "package install" | dpkg –set-selections apt-mark unhold package […]


Debian: Installing/Updating your kernel

You can show the currently running kernel version by: uname -a There are 3 possibilities updating your kernel on Debian:   1. Installation of a kernel image: This is the simpliest way of installing a new kernel. If you have no special requirements or special stuff that you want to have in your kernel, this […]