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Software Updates and "poisoned" package


I have downloaded and installed the Epson printer driver (epson-inkjet-printer-escpr v from epson, and it is working fine.

The problem is that "Software" keeps offering to downgrade the epson driver package to that does not work.

There is a number of problems here:

  • If I install updates, I have to go and reinstall manually the working driver every time.
  • I don't know how to use the UI to tell "Software", to skip that downgrade, I think it is not supported.
  • I have no clue where that package is coming from, I guess one of the non-free repos, but making a dnf search epson, does not show up the package from the command line.
  • I don't know how to tell fedora to skip that downgrade, perhaps with a dnf plugin? As I assume dnf is running under the hood.

What is the best way to skip an update (or downgrade) version with fedora?