You can stop any package from being updated as you choose.
In Fedora,edit /etc/dnf/dnf.conf and add a line like this in the [main]
You can use wild cards here, (
kernel*): it will apply to all
You can also override this setting by using
includepkgs in a
repository definition: there’s interplay between wildcards in the two
And you can override this by using
In Debian, you mark the package with a hold :
sudo apt-mark hold <package_name>
sudo apt-mark showhold will (obviously) show you what is on hold.
sudo apt-mark unhold <package_name> will…
In Arch, edit
pacman.conf, and use
IgnorePkg = .. or