Unpin a package

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To unpin a package so that it can be installed or upgraded:

GUI method
1. open Synaptic
2. highlight the package you are interested in
3. on the top menu, click Package and uncheck Lock package
CLI method
1. run command "kdesu kwrite" and browse and open

/etc/apt/preferences

2. remove the references to the package
3. save the file

To pin a package, reverse the process by following the example for Pinning nvidia drivers.

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