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How do I disable specific updates?

asked 2013-11-05 23:34:28 -0500

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updated 2014-09-29 04:45:27 -0500

mether gravatar image

I want to disable updates to the gnome-shell-extension-weather. When it updates to the newest version, through yum, I am unable to enter the city I live in. I can enter other cities but not the one that I live in. Apparently it's not in the predefined list/database that pops up when you start typing to enter your city. Is there a safe/noninvasive way to disable this update specifically from running when I execute: sudo yum update? Thank you for your time and I look forward to hearing from anyone about this.

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answered 2013-11-06 00:43:55 -0500

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Use "exclude" option in /etc/yum.conf (see https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/Deployment_Guide/sec-Configuring_Yum_and_Yum_Repositories.html):

su -c "echo exclude=gnome-shell-extension-weather >> /etc/yum.conf"
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