[manjaro-general] selective system upgrade

Jonas Kalderstam jonas at cowboyprogrammer.org
Wed Apr 6 01:37:19 CEST 2016

On 04/05/2016 12:17 PM, message wrote:

> I don't want to upgrade everything, because the system works now, I
> don't like the constant upgrade culture and am happy with it (newer is
> not necessarily better for everyone). Is it possible to upgrade only
> selected parts of the manjaro system? For example, I see no value in
> upgrading abiword, I'm happy with the version installed now.

It might break at some point if you never ever do a full upgrade, but
upgrading a single package is no problem at all:

    # Sync packages
    pacman -Syy

    # Update only the specified package
    pacman -S firefox

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