[PLUG] Ubuntu upgrade help

John Meissen john at meissen.org
Fri Sep 27 14:41:07 PDT 2013


paulm at freegeek.org said:
> On Fri, 2013-09-27 at 12:22 -0700, John Meissen wrote:
> 
> > Is it suddenly downloading and applying updates in the 
> > background?!? That's a no-no. Update Manager settings still shows "Display" 
> > only. Is there a different setting somewhere else?
> 
> Not as far as I know (on either question, there is unattended-upgrades
> but that doesn't involve update-manager and needs to be installed
> separately) . 
> 

Synaptic/dpkg shows that it got installed...
ii unattended-upgrades  0.76ubuntu1 automatic installation of security upgrades

This script is the backend for the APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade option.

Is there a way to configure it, or should I just uninstall it?





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