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Re: [vox-tech] clear all holds (debian/ubuntu)
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Re: [vox-tech] clear all holds (debian/ubuntu)



> Is there a way in Aptitude or dselect to clear all holds on updates?
> 
> A previous manager put a lock on just about everything prefering to do it 
> himself, and I want to go back to using aptitude recommends.

I think something like

   aptitude -o 'APT::Ignore-Hold = true' upgrade

will do the trick. (Warning: untested.)

There is also an --ignore-holds flag in apt-get (but you specified that
you want to use aptitude).

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