I use a custom kernel and I don't want it to be erased during system updates. I can exclude the kernel package by editing /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo and updates.repo files and adding the line:
exclude=kernel* perf python-perf
to each section of the file. This setting is respected by both DNF and PackageKit and my custom kernel is preserved during updates.
Unfortunately, Gnome Software Center ignores this (I thought it was using PackageKit?). I could use either dnf or packagekit cli, however offline updates are the recommended way of updating, according to Fedora developers, due to some critical system damage that updating by CLI can cause. And, I think that the Gnome Software updates are such a wonderful tool, it's really shame that I'm forced to use old fashioned tools instead of one click update.
This is a frustrating inconsistency, since on one hand as a workaround to another bug I'm told to use a custom kernel, but on the other hand the recommended tool for updating makes it impossible to do so. Please fix this bug and make Software Center great again! :)
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