Prevent java from updating
Does anyone know the command line options to install Java 7u13 so that Java updates are turned off for users?
I found some older command line options for previous versions but these do not seem to work: AUTOUPDATECHECK=0 JAVAUPDATE=0 JU=0 If there are no command line options are there registry settings or .
If you don't have one currently, just create a new file and populate it with a stanza as @soger describes above to exclude the given package and its dependencies from updates. :0) For example, I have an Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS server with embedded Intel video card and an NVidia card. This was driving me nuts, and I didn't need the Intel drivers anyway.
I entered this text into the preferences file and flushed apt, problem solved. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).
Ran it fine for a day, it crashed, and when I restarted it, surprise, surprise I'm on v54.
It shouldn't be this hard to just stay on the version I want to use.
I personally find it more useful than the Software Center... :) Adding details to @soger's comments relative to Ubuntu 16.04.
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How do you disable the Java Update Needed prompt that comes up every time a user launches an application that requires Java?
It is possible to hold more than one packages with one command and use wildcards.
I synaptic you can freeze the version of a specific package I'm not a 100% sure as to whether this will amend apt-get but it will definately stop update manager.